After more than 25 years in the outdoor writing business, you would think I'd know better.
Monthly Archives: June 2012
By Howard Meyerson Some of my favorite times have been spent in wilderness, those far away, wild and remote areas where nature is left alone, where motorized traffic is not allowed, where you might walk or paddle for miles and … Continue reading
We hear a lot in Michigan about how environmental quality has improved over the past few decades. And, no doubt, there have been improvements. We no longer read stories about tragedies like Love Canal or lakes and rivers catching fire … Continue reading
Birdwatching continues to be highly popular in the United States, drawing millions of people to great places all over the country where they can check one or another species off their life-list. National parks also prove to be great places … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson The dedication in Ann Miller’s new book, “Hatch Guide for Upper Midwest Streams,” is not unusual in its expressed gratitude to her husband, Ken Ankli, and their three daughters: Aura, Abbey and Aiden. Authors often thank those … Continue reading
An amazing photo. What fun. Found at Philippe Van Nedervelde on Facebook.
A new study about cougars finds the big cats are more plentiful and widespread in the Midwest than a decade ago. The recent findings are detailed in the Journal of Wildlife Management, according to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel. Clay Nielsen, a … Continue reading
I love this photo and its majesty of color. So calm. So peaceful. You can almost hear loons calling. But what about the campsite there on the rocks with the splash pool behind it? I suspect it is full of water from the last … Continue reading
Researchers studying the impact of shade trees on Ecuadorian cocoa plantations have found that having just enough shade is good not only for the beans that give us chocolate, but for diverse wildlife populations. The findings fly in the face … Continue reading