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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …