The Michigan Chronicle and the Michigan Wildlife Council present, “Bridging the Gap: Fishing and Hunting in Our Community. The panel discusses their cultural experiences, conservation, underrepresentation and more.
Esteemed panelists include:
- Warren Evans, Wayne County Executive
- Franklin Hayes, Deputy Chief,
… Read more “Bridging the Gap: Hunting and Fishing in Our Community”
Watch AJ Williams, managing editor of the Michigan Chronicle, and celebrity chef Max Hardy talk wildlife conservation and cook up a delicious venison chili.
Wildlife conservation and feeding families.
Every hunting and fishing license sold in Michigan goes toward the… Read more “Conservation Kitchen: Venison Chili with Chef Max Hardy”
A reason to give thanks for wildlife management.
Careful management of the wild turkey’s habitat and strategic relocation efforts have led to wild turkey population increases in Michigan from 2,000 in 1960 to over 200,000 today. Currently, the population of… Read more “Frank Raganow’s recipe for game-day”
Dash Pilon, 10, and Preston Pilon, 12, discovered a fun outdoor game this summer – chasing wild turkeys out of the family garden.
A flock of approximately 20 wild turkeys first visited the brothers’ East Lansing residence in early August.… Read more “Brothers thankful for the comeback of the wild turkey in Michigan”
National Hunting and Fishing Day is Sept. 25
By Jeff Poet
On Saturday, Sept. 25, our country will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. Formalized by Congress in 1971 and signed as an official presidential proclamation in 1972, this annual… Read more “A day where all Michiganders celebrate conservation success”
Lake St. Clair has long been known to anglers, conservationists, outdoor enthusiasts and others as the “Heart of the Great Lakes.”
Nestled between the St. Clair-Detroit River System in the Lake Erie Basin, Lake St. Clair produces nearly 30% of… Read more “Amateur Fishing Championship event at Lake St. Clair showcases MI conservation efforts”
Scientific management keeps wildlife populations balanced, restores threatened species
Behind every success is a lot of hard work.
For more than a century, Michigan has worked to conserve and protect the state’s natural beauty and abundant wildlife. Some of the… Read more “Elk, sturgeon and osprey — oh my! How Michigan saved wildlife from extinction”
Record-setting fishing activity in 2020 provided boost to Michigan economy, conservation efforts
Michiganders and visitors purchased a record 1.5 million state fishing licenses in 2020 – a jump from 1.3 million sold in 2019 as the pandemic brought an influx… Read more “State looks to kick off another banner year of fishing with Free Fishing Weekend June 12-13”
As monarchs return, Michiganders urged to welcome them with milkweed, nectar flowers
Monarch butterflies apparently can make a conservationist out of anyone.
“The thing about them is that they’re seen in all settings throughout Michigan — urban, suburban and rural,”… Read more “Anyone can pitch in to help nurture Michigan’s monarch butterfly population”
State program raises awareness and funds, makes collectors and hunters birds of a feather.
Behold the 2021 Michigan duck stamp, a colorful piece of wildlife art that was evoking positive reactions even before it went on sale to the public.… Read more “Michigan duck stamp continues to make its mark on waterfowl conservation”
When Detroit Lions All-Pro Frank Ragnow isn’t on the gridiron, you’ll probably catch him fishing on the Detroit River or Lake St. Clair.
A Minnesota native and lifelong angler, Ragnow said he loves fishing in Michigan.
“I love fighting the… Read more “What do Lions eat for dinner? Fresh-caught Michigan fish!”
Michigan hunters, anglers play important role in managing, funding wildlife conservation.
One hundred years ago, the Michigan Department of Conservation — now the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) — embarked on a mission to conserve, protect and manage Michigan’s great… Read more “Michigan marks century of conserving and protecting state’s waters, woods and wildlife”