Michigan woods, water a great place for parents to bond with kids

Sometimes it's hard for dads and daughters to find common ground. Not Casey and Camilla Colbry, though. "I think some of our best talks and funniest memories happened when we were out hunting or fishing together," said 11-year-old Camilla, the… Read more “Michigan woods, water a great place for parents to bond with kids”

Hunting & fishing licenses sales on the rise; increase in female participation

FOX17 Morning Mix Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives in many different ways, but one change has actually been for the better, more and more people are enjoying Michigan's great outdoors. It's the perfect place… Read more “Hunting & fishing licenses sales on the rise; increase in female participation”

Crain’s Detroit: Conservation is a team sport

This content was originally published on Crain's Detroit Business on November 9, 2020. Hunting and fishing contribute $11.2 billion annually to Michigan’s economy. Business, natural resource, government and nonprofit leaders discuss how these activities fund conservation projects – and much… Read more “Crain’s Detroit: Conservation is a team sport”

It takes a village: How Michigan conservation groups work together to benefit wildlife

They come from every corner of Michigan to join forces in conserving the state’s great outdoors. In northern Oakland County, they’re focused on the Highland Recreation Area. Up near Gaylord, their work can be found in the Pigeon River Country… Read more “It takes a village: How Michigan conservation groups work together to benefit wildlife”

Volunteers dedicated to conserving northern Michigan’s ‘crown jewel’

Northern Michigan’s Au Sable River is known as a recreation and fishing destination, but during the summer of 1959, it served as the birthplace of what is now one of the largest national organizations focused on the conservation of coldwater… Read more “Volunteers dedicated to conserving northern Michigan’s ‘crown jewel’”

A two-for-one deal: Volunteers help improve ‘rabbitat’

Cottontail rabbits are such a common sight in southern Michigan’s city parks, gardens and backyards that you may never think about where else they live or about the habitat they need beyond our neighborhoods. But rabbits also live on public… Read more “A two-for-one deal: Volunteers help improve ‘rabbitat’”
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