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 Michigan Out-of-Doors magazine. Michigan’s wild elk herd is just four hours north of Detroit in […]

Wild turtles protected at Blandford Nature Center

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 The Blandford Nature Center has over 140 acres of wildlife right in the heart of Grand Rapids. Their goal is to educate, engage, and empower the community to be stewards of the natural world. They do this by introducing visitors to their animal ambassadors who can no […]

How you can help protect local threatened species

eightWest – WOODTV Thursday, December 8, 2016 Locals love and celebrate that Michigan is home to thousands of animals. Some live in our state in abundance, while others are listed among Michigan’s threatened species or ‘species of special concern.' Animals like the peregrine falcon and the Kirtlands’ Warbler are a few examples of endangered animals […]
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