Wildlife meets art at the Grand Rapids Public Museum

eightWest – WOODTV Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Looking back on ArtPrize, it was great to see over 37,000 visitors in Grand Rapids, voting on work from 1,453 artists. One thing that stood out this year is how many pieces of art showcased wildlife in Michigan, from the Sand Sturgeon to the brass butterflies, and even the […]

Nature Center Aims to Get Folks Outdoors

The Exchange – WZZM Thursday, October 20, 2016 Michigan is home to beautiful landscapes and wildlife but how often do you get outdoors and enjoy all that Michigan has to offer? And how do we get the next generation of Michigander's appreciate nature? Kristin Tindall is a Master Naturalist and Educator from Grand Rapids' Blandford […]

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 which highlighted Michigan's own endangered Kirtland's Warbler.

Wildlife in the city! – 3 FREE family fun adventures

Just because you live in Metro Detroit doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the great outdoors. If your family is looking for fun – and free – adventures this spring and summer, there are plenty of great things to do right here in the Big D. “It’s important that every family in Michigan gets the chance […]

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 ensure that future generations will experience the pleasure of similar encounters. But he’s not alone. […]

West Michigan throws party for Mother Nature

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, dozens of great events and outdoor activities are on tap across the region throughout the entire month. “Earth Day is the perfect chance to teach your kids the importance of respecting and conserving our natural resources and wildlife for future generations,” said Merisa Campbell of the Michigan […]

Metro Detroit throws party for Mother Nature

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, dozens of great events and outdoor activities are on tap across the region throughout the entire month. “Earth Day is the perfect chance to teach your kids the importance of respecting and conserving our natural resources and wildlife for future generations,” said Merisa Campbell of the Michigan […]

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 Lake in Kensington Metropark. And they wait. “They call us the ‘Osprey Paparazzi’ because on […]
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