Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery fills Michigan’s lakes and streams with fish

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday, April 11, 2017 If you have ever been lucky enough to catch a bass, trout, or blue gill, know that many of these fish may have come from one of Michigan's state fish hatcheries. One of those hatcheries is the Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery, where they aid in the […]

Birds of prey at the Outdoor Discovery Center

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday March 28, 2017 The Outdoor Discovery Center is one of the many places in Michigan where people can embrace and explore wildlife. The preserve has 155 acres of land, and through animal ambassadors, scenic trails, and educational programs, they work to teach the community how to manage the wildlife for […]

Plaster Creek Clean Up Efforts

The Exchange – WZZM Monday, March 20, 2017 Plaster Creek Stewards is a collaboration of Calvin College faculty, staff, and students working with local schools, churches, and community partners to restore the health and beauty of the Plaster Creek Watershed. Gail Heffner and Dave Warners are professors at Calvin College and coordinators for the initiative. […]

Rocky Mountain Elk at the Outdoor Discovery Center

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday March 14, 2017 The Outdoor Discovery Center is one of the many places in Michigan where people can embrace and explore wildlife. The preserve has 155 acres of land, and through animal ambassadors, scenic trails, and educational programs, they work to teach the community how to preserve the wildlife for future […]

Discover the great outdoors in a surprising indoor place in the D

Live in the D – WDIV Monday, March 13, 2017 The Michigan Department of Natural Resource's Outdoor Adventure Center, located in downtown Detroit, seeks to give visitors a taste of Michigan’s great outdoors through hands-on activities, exhibits and simulators, allowing its visitors the chance to experience exciting outdoor adventures in the heart of the city. […]

Owl ambassadors at Blandford Nature Center

Morning Mix – FOX17 Tuesday, February 28, 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 […]

Enjoy Outdoors Year Round

WDIV - Live in the D Friday, February 17, 2017 The E.L. Johnson Nature Center hopes to foster a sense of stewardship in young people, so all Michiganders – and our wildlife – can continue to enjoy our state's natural resources for generations to come. They do this through their interactive educational exhibits and seasonal […]

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 […]

Exploring the Beauty of West Michigan

eightWest - WOODTV Wednesday, February 8, 2017 The Hemlock Crossing Nature Education Center in West Olive is a great place to not only learn about Michigan’s wildlife, but also to interact with it, both indoors and out! The center is just one of the many recreational opportunities Ottawa County Parks has to offer. Ottawa County is […]

Pheasants Forever

The Exchange – WZZM Wednesday, January 25, 2017 Pheasants Forever is dedicated to the conservation of pheasants, quail and other wildlife through habitat improvements, public awareness, education and land management policies and programs. Many volunteer efforts are underway in West Michigan to improve habitat for not only pheasants but other wildlife such as Bumblebees, Monarch […]

Battling invasive species in Michigan

Live in the D – WDIV Monday, January 16, 2017 Detroit has a new kind of invasion on it’s hands - an invasion of invasive species! Mike Sobieski and Tyler Mitchell, CISMA Coordinators for Oakland County and the Lake St. Clair region, explain how the program is helping eradicate species such as the Japanese knotweed, […]

Exploring the outdoors through fly fishing

Live in the D – WDIV Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Live in the D host Chuck Gaidica learned more about one group making a large impact on Michigan, Trout Unlimited. Jeremy Geist, Great Lakes Stream Restoration Manager and Tom Quail, Chairman for Michigan Trout Unlimited stopped by the WDIV studio to talk about the organization's […]
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