Get outdoors in West Michigan

Where in the Wild? – FOX17 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Those in Grand Rapids who want to get out and enjoy Michigan’s beautiful wildlife and natural resources don’t have to travel far from the downtown area. The Blandford Nature Center, …

Tag along on our birding tour

eightWest – WOOD-TV Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Bird-watching is a popular activity in the Great Lakes State. On January 31, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Ottawa County Parks will led a guided caravan birding tour of coastal Ottawa …

How you can help conserve wildlife

Where in the Wild? – FOX17 Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Michigan’s wildlife and natural resources don’t just take care of themselves, a lot of hard work takes place everyday to ensure that future generations can continue to enjoy our state’s …

Top Michigan Wildlife Articles of 2017

As 2017 draws to a close, we’re celebrating another great year of highlighting the rich and diverse stories that have showcased opportunities to enjoy Michigan’s great outdoors and unique wildlife. Together we have shared in the conservation success of Michigan’s …

Women build bonds, break barriers in outdoor program

On glistening trails overlooking Lake Superior, a woman races behind a team of sled dogs. Nearby, other women snowshoe through the still, icy woods. Inside, a first-time archer scores a bull’s-eye and her newfound friends applaud. And there are always …