- When the greater good isn’t good enough; Muskegon sturgeon kill should sound alarm
- Michigan’s snowshoe hares disappearing, could benefit from forest management amid climate changes
- Northern Michigan fishing guide builds big boats for small rivers
- Lake Michigan salmon runs proving slower, smaller than average
- Is the U.S. Forest Service Hoping to Cash in on Wilderness Areas?
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Monthly Archives: June 2012
Rangers at Great Smoky Mountains National Park have closed two backcountry campsites due to overly familiar black bear. Park officials say no one has been hurt. The closures are simply a precaution, a story in the Asheville Citizen-Times reports. Bears … Continue reading
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Ok. So it isn’t necessarily local and it isn’t necessarily good for you, but what a sweet twist on an old camping favorite. Now, how not to eat a whole bag…
By Howard Meyerson Smaller shot sizes will be required at two managed waterfowl hunting areas this fall if a proposal calling for No. 1 shot, or smaller is approved by the Natural Resources Commission for safety reasons. Organized hunters have … Continue reading
Imagine being able to walk from North Dakota to Maine. Then, if you were really of a mind to, you could turn and hike down to Georgia. That’s the gist of a Washington Post story today that discusses the progress, … Continue reading
Common sense would tell most of us that it is cheaper to ride a bike to work than to drive a car, but data compiled by League of American Bicyclists and others suggests a vast amount could be saved by … Continue reading
Owls are such unusual birds with their big eyes that draw us in and calls at night that make us smile. Despite the warm-fuzzies most associate with owls, they are effective predators – raptors, plain and simple. I came to … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson Sault St. Marie, Ont. — Anglers on the St. Mary’s River may notice a change in water levels in the river’s rapids in June and July. An experimental sea lamprey trapping effort below the Brookfield Renewable Power … Continue reading
Good news today from Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore which released this photo of the first piping plover nest on South Manitou Island in Lake Michigan. Plovers are on the federal endangered species list. Michigan and federal authorities have been … Continue reading