- 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?
After more than 25 years in the outdoor writing business, you would think I'd know better.
Monthly Archives: November 2012
By Howard Meyerson I’ve eaten a lot of venison over the years. Some of it was very good. And, some of it was really bad. Venison is one of those tricky meats. The outcome depends on how well it is … Continue reading
Conservation and gun advocates were dealt a hammer-blow Monday when the Federal Sportsmen Bill suffered a major setback. The bill sought to authorize the U.S. Department of Interior to raise the cost of the federal duck stamp from $15 to … Continue reading
Pharmaceuticals in drinking water has become an issue in recent years. It takes 99 years for them to leave, according to a new report by the Alliance for the Great Lakes, a story in Great Lakes Echo reports today. They … Continue reading
Now this is something I find troubling – right up with flushed hormones and human pharmaceuticals entering the water course. Nanoparticles made of titanium dioxide are affecting fish performance. They don’t swim as fast as normal. Scientists say the particles … Continue reading
Looking to learn a bit about the best way to attract birds to your backyard? Michigan Audubon Society launched a new series today called “Winter Backyard Birding.” The first installment is about attracting House Finches. The series looks like a … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson MUSKEGON, MI – – A friend and I sat at water’s edge recently watching Lake Michigan waves roll thunderously onto the beach. They ran up the sand with the power of a freight train, pushed by the … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Anglers will again be able to keep five salmon per day in 2013. Salmon fishing was that good this year. Many reported excellent Chinook salmon fishing throughout the summer on Lake Michigan. But … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson DELTON, MI — The evening sky took on a surreal quality not unlike a scene by Japanese film director Akira Kurosawa. A dull gray ceiling had transformed in just a matter of minutes to an explosion of … Continue reading
Why not build the world’s largest indoor ski dome? That’s what Danish travel company Danski and the architectural firm CEBRA are proposing: Skidome Denmark. The 1,000,000 square foot facility would be built over a river and offer three arches, each … Continue reading