Mining Journalhttp://www.miningjournal.netTop Headlinesen-usWed, 26 Nov 2014 20:40:12 EDTWed, 26 Nov 2014 20:40:12 EDT crows - What would possess someone to get up early on a cold wintry morning to count birds? The chance to see a rare bird, of course, but also to help get an idea of bird populations throughout North America.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTHunting is tough but still lots of time first week of the firearm deer season turned out to be just about what everybody expected - dismal.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTPining for long-lived trees - The Michigan Department of Natural Resources' Forest Resources Division is working on proposed forest management treatments for the Gwinn Management Unit, including the Sands Plains Management Area.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTGone fishin' PENINSULA Little Bay De Noc: Walleye anglers reported moderate catches even though participation is down from previous years. Night anglers did best off the First and Second reefs when trolling crank baits or stick baits in eight to 14 feet.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTSnow adds small twist to deer hunt Nature sure threw us a big curve this week - a curve that smacked many deer hunters upside the head. I'm obviously referring to the mega-snowstorm that descended on the Upper Peninsula earlier this week.Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT