After 99 years, Michigan’s elk herd is flourishing

They may be one of Michigan’s best-kept secrets. “Elk are such magnificent animals. But most people have no idea we have them right here in Michigan on public land so anyone can go see them,” said Drew YoungDyke, editor of… Read more “After 99 years, Michigan’s elk herd is flourishing”

Wild turkey restoration a conservation success story

Throughout the years, Michigan families have enjoyed the annual tradition of sitting down for a Thanksgiving turkey dinner. But for an extended period, the wild variety of those iconic birds was missing from Michigan’s landscape. The state’s turkey population –… Read more “Wild turkey restoration a conservation success story”

Art for the Sky spotlights Michigan Endangered Species

Live in the D – WDIV-TV Wednesday, June 29, 2016 The Michigan Wildlife Council’s Matt Pedigo, teacher Rachel Trapani and students from Lindemann Elementary School spoke with Live in the D hosts about the recent Art for the Sky project… Read more “Art for the Sky spotlights Michigan Endangered Species”

Michigan conservationists aim to lift monarch populations

Dan Kennedy fondly recalls that when he was a kid he commonly saw monarch butterflies while he was outside playing. Now, in his position as endangered species coordinator for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, it’s his job to help… Read more “Michigan conservationists aim to lift monarch populations”

The Kirtland’s Comeback

“The Exchange” – WZZM-TV Monday, April 25, 2016 Jeff Poet of the Michigan Wildlife Council, and Andy McIntyre of the John Ball Zoo, discuss the efforts the zoo is making to preserve wildlife such as the Kirtland's Warbler on "The… Read more “The Kirtland’s Comeback”

‘Grand Fish, Grand River’ Michigan’s Lake Sturgeon

“The Exchange” – WZZM-TV Wednesday, April 20, 2016 The Michigan Wildlife Council’s Jeff Poet and Dr. Stephanie Ogren of the Grand Rapids Public Museum talk with “The Exchange” host about the importance of wildlife conservation in Michigan, including the great… Read more “‘Grand Fish, Grand River’ Michigan’s Lake Sturgeon”

Osprey Paparazzi

Birds attain celebrity status after resurgence in Southeast Michigan MILFORD – It’s a fascination. Every day, March through October, photographers of all ages, races and skill levels haul their cameras, tripods and folding chairs down to the shores of Wildwing… Read more “Osprey Paparazzi”
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