Michigan conservation efforts spring into action

As the days grow longer and spring sights and smells start to reappear, Michigan residents are slowly beginning to warm up to the idea of spending recreation time outside again. But many folks are out there already, hard at work …

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 …

Top Michigan Wildlife Stories of 2018

The end of a year is often a time for reflection. This year, we have shared rich and diverse stories that have showcased opportunities to enjoy Michigan’s great outdoors and unique wildlife, many made possible by funding provided by hunting …

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 …