Keeping our trees safe from invasive species

eightWest – WOOD-TV Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) has made it’s way to Michigan. HWA is a devastating invasive species that attacks Hemlock trees, which play a crucial role in the forests in Michigan. Hemlock trees are …

Beautiful birds you can see this winter

Live in the D – WDIV Monday, December 10, 2018 There’s a lot of hard work underway across Michigan to help maintain and manage our valuable wildlife and natural resources. Erin Rowan from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the …

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Continuing the conservation of Michigan’s wildlife

This month, more than half a million Michiganders are expected to head out to wooded areas across the state to participate in the annual firearm deer season. These men, women and children represent a wide range of cultures, economic backgrounds …

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Protecting and maintaining Michigan’s waters

eightWest – WOODTV Friday, November 2, 2018 Michigan’s beautiful lakes, rivers and streams are home to a multitude of wildlife. Trout Unlimited is a national non-profit organization with more than 150,000 members organized into about 400 chapters across the country. …

Efforts to remove invasive species

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday, October 16, 2018 As the weather cools down and you prepare your yard for the winter, you may discover unwanted guests, invasive plant species like Japanese Knotweed. This plant has been garnered the nickname “Godzilla …

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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 …