poaching

elk
WWJ News
August 28, 2020 - 9:05 pm
Conservation officers received an anonymous tip in September of last year about illegal activities at a camp in southern Presque Isle County. The DNR said officers eventually obtained a search warrant where they found many Michigan elk, white-tailed deer and a wild turkey that they suspected to be...
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black bear
A healthy Michigan black bear. (Michigan DNR File Photo)
WWJ News
June 12, 2020 - 3:28 pm
Anyone with information about poaching incident can call or text the RAP hotline at 800-292-7800
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gray wolf AP
In this July 16, 2004, file photo, a gray wolf is seen at the Wildlife Science Center in Forest Lake, Minn. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, File)
WWJ News
May 20, 2020 - 5:11 pm
Officials say they hope this case sets an example to prevent future natural resource crimes
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Tips wanted after three more elk poached in northern Michigan
(Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resource)
WWJ News
December 18, 2019 - 4:40 pm
Anyone with information can call or text the 24-hour Report All Poaching hotline at 800-292-7800.
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elk killed
Conservation officers are looking for information about a second elk poached this week in northern Michigan. (Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
WWJ News
November 22, 2019 - 5:14 pm
Elk are not in season.
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poached bull elk
(Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
WWJ News
November 19, 2019 - 5:18 pm
"This is flat out poaching. A majestic elk was killed for no reason and left to rot.”
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Golden eagle
A golden eagle (Getty)
WWJ News
October 08, 2019 - 5:27 pm
“I commend the tipsters who reported this crime immediately," said Chief Gary Hagler, DNR Law Enforcement Division.
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Conservation Officers Joshua Wright (left) and Mark Papineau confiscated more than 1,400 illegal panfish from a Gladwin, Michigan, man. (Photo: Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
WWJ News
August 22, 2019 - 11:07 am
Once the fish is no longer needed as evidence, it will be donated to a local food bank or church.
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Walleye poaching
Conservation Officers David Schaumburger, Danielle Zubek, Adam Beuthin and Keven Luther caught two men poaching walleye from the Detroit River in May. (Photo: Michigan DNR)
March 14, 2019 - 10:37 am
“This is a great example of how our officers and citizens work together to protect our natural resources."
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