Protecting the Snowy Owl

eightWest – WOOD-TV February 22, 2019 Michigan residents are fortunate to have lots of beautiful and important wildlife and natural resources. While many bird species fly south for the winter, there is a species that makes Michigan its winter home …

Keeping our trees safe from invasive species

eightWest – WOOD-TV Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Hemlock woolly adelgid (HWA) has made its 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 …

deer conservation

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 …