Get outdoors in West Michigan

Where in the Wild? – FOX17 Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Those in Grand Rapids who want to get out and enjoy Michigan’s beautiful wildlife and natural resources don’t have to travel far from the downtown area. The Blandford Nature Center, …

Tag along on our birding tour

eightWest – WOOD-TV Wednesday, February 7, 2018 Bird-watching is a popular activity in the Great Lakes State. On January 31, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Ottawa County Parks will led a guided caravan birding tour of coastal Ottawa …

Like a sturgeon: Fishing on Black Lake

At 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, hundreds of people will hover over holes cut into the ice of northeast Michigan’s Black Lake for opening day of lake sturgeon season. Their spears and lines will be poised above the water, waiting …