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Sept. 26-28 – DNR Hunter Safety Class in Hazel Park

September 21st 2019

Michigan DNR Hunter Safety class takes place Sept. 26-28, with testing on the 28.

Ducks Unlimited S. Oakland 30th Annual Banquet Oct. 19 in Madison Heights

September 10th 2017

Ducks Unlimited S. Oakland 30th Annual Banquet & Fundraiser Oct. 19 in Madison Heights Madison Heights, MI – Thursday, October 19, 2017 Time & Location 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Doors Open at 5:30 PM, Cocktails at 6:00 PM Club Venetian, 29310 John R. Road Madison Heights, Michigan, 48071 View on Map Ticket Information Available […]

Bow Fest Brings Archers and Hunters to Holly

September 2nd 2017

Bow Fest Brings Archers and Hunters to Holly (Sam Gurwin, Sept. 2, 2017) Holly, MI – The world of the Tracker, the Hunter and the Outdoorsperson- this culture is alive and well! Saturday August 19th, 2017 marked the 11th Annual Bow Fest 2017. Spot Shooter Archery, an archery-based Business in Holly, has held this event […]

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season

August 28th 2015

Waterfowl Hunting Begins Sept 1, Including Experimental Teal Season (Michigan DNR Press Release, Aug 28, 2015) This year marks the second year of Michigan’s experimental early teal hunting season. The season runs Sept. 1-7. These small ducks, especially blue-winged teal, are some of the earliest duck species to migrate each fall. This statewide teal-only season […]

DNR Hunting Incidents & Fatalities for 2012 & Prior

January 25th 2013

“We continue to emphasize the importance of the hunter orange law, knowing your target and safe firearm handling, and how they all are key factors in having a safe season,” said DNR Law Enforcement Division Chief Gary Hagler. “We also continue to encourage mentors to work closely with youth hunters to teach them safe firearm handling skills. One incident this year involved a hunter under the age of 10.”

Ferndale PD Gives Away Gun Locks for Safety

January 15th 2013

Some Ferndale residents own guns, and the Ferndale Police would prefer it if those guns were stored safely. That’s why they have partnered with Project Child Safe to provide free gun locks to residents who request them.

The locks have been provided to the department though Project Child Safe at no cost to the department, according to Sgt. Barron Brown. The program began several years ago, but the department has not given away very many, most likely because the public hasn’t been aware of it.