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 …

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 …

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 …

Trout unlimited conservation

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. …

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 …