• DNR: Avian flu likely to blame for bird die-off at Dune Harbor Park

    17 days ago - By Wood TV

    NORTON SHORES, Mich. - The state believes that avian flu was the cause of the deaths of dozens of cormorants at Dune Harbor Park near Muskegon.
    Megan Moriarty, a wildlife disease specialist with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, told News 8 Friday that wildlife disease biologists collected four birds from the park in Norton Shores a couple of weeks ago. They were brought to the DNR's wildlife disease lab, where samples were collected and submitted to the diagnostic lab.
    Earlier this week, the DNR sent the samples to a national laboratory in Ames, Iowa. On Friday, the DNR...
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