Celebrating the 100th anniversary of elk

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday, December 11, 2018 In Michigan’s lower peninsula, one may find deer, turkey, fox, and coyote, but travel a couple of hours north, and you may find an elk. Thanks to careful wildlife management, Michigan’s elk …

Wild Turkey for Thanksgiving

Wild Turkey are making a comeback in the D

 Live in the D – WDIV Friday, November 2, 2018 For many people in Southeast Michigan, turkeys evoke thoughts of Thanksgiving dinner. For many years, the wild turkey was missing from Michigan’s landscape. In fact, by 1900, you could …

Big brown bats in the d

Bats in the D

 Live in the D – WDIV Tuesday, October 23, 2018 Michigan is home to nine types of bats; the most common is the big brown bat. Many people may be frightened by the presence of a bat, there’s no reason …

grasslands pheasants

Splendor in Michigan grasslands

Michigan is home to a wide variety of ecosystems that support an abundance of wildlife. A lot of hard work takes place every day to ensure these natural resources will continue to be enjoyed for generations. The Michigan Department of …

Pollinators in Detroit

Pollinators in the D

  Live in the D – WDIV Wednesday, August 29, 2018 One of the best things about Michigan summers are the beautiful flowers in bloom. Of course, residents wouldn’t be able to enjoy these colorful flowers without pollinators, which are …