Opportunities like Free Fishing Weekend June 11-12 can help hook a new generation of conservationists

Fishing plays a vital role in supporting wildlife and natural resource management LANSING, Mich. — Nearly 272,000 Michigan residents and visitors purchased a fishing license for the first time in 2021, and sales to young adults ages 17-24 reached 129,553… Read more “Opportunities like Free Fishing Weekend June 11-12 can help hook a new generation of conservationists”

Bridging the Gap: Hunting and Fishing in Our Community

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,
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Conservation Kitchen: Venison Chili with Chef Max Hardy

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”

Brothers thankful for the comeback of the wild turkey in Michigan

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”

Fishing is at the center of it all for Detroit Lion All-Pro Frank Ragnow

Detroit Lions All-Pro Frank Ragnow is a man of many passions. Family. Faith. Food. Football. Friends. Also, at the top of his list? Fishing. If you’re not watching Ragnow compete on the football field, chances are you’ll see him on… Read more “Fishing is at the center of it all for Detroit Lion All-Pro Frank Ragnow”

Helping wildlife thrive this spring on Live in the D

WDIV - Live in the D Thursday, March 18, 2021 With the return of warm weather comes more active local wildlife. To hear more about what’s being done to protect local species this spring, “Live In the D” host Tati… Read more “Helping wildlife thrive this spring on Live in the D”

Michigan Duck Stamp Boosts Conservation

FOX47 - Morning Blend Thursday, March 11, 2021 Brenton Fetting, Acting President of Michigan Duck Hunters Association (MDHA) talks about the history and purpose of the Duck Stamp. Each year, in coordination with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, MDHA… Read more “Michigan Duck Stamp Boosts Conservation”

Spring conservation efforts in West Michigan

WOOD-TV - eightWest Tuesday, March 9, 2021 Spring is right around the corner and with every changing season, there’s conservation efforts going on to revitalize our habitats. Rachel Leightner, a Michigan DNR Wildlife Outreach Coordinator, joins us to tell us… Read more “Spring conservation efforts in West Michigan”

Find out more about wildlife you can see during Michigan’s winter months

WILX-TV - Studio 10 Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 Even though it’s cold outside, there are still lots of great wildlife that can be spotted during the winter months in Michigan. If you’re a bird lover, you’re certainly in luck because… Read more “Find out more about wildlife you can see during Michigan’s winter months”
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