Monthly Archives: November 2012

Innovation: Origami inspired plastic folding kayak

Innovation is the name of the game and Anton Willis, a San Francisco designer, is no slouch. Drawing on his fascination of Origami, the California native has come up with a stylish and sensible solution for kayak storage when living … Continue reading

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Blind paddler planning to run the Colorado River in Grand Canyon

Erik Weihenmayer climbed Mt. Everest in 2001 – a feat in and of itself and one that takes your breath away when you realize he is blind. Weihenmayer made the cover of Time Magazine that year. But the 44-year-old adventurer … Continue reading

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Michigan listed 16th for Boone and Crockett North American Trophies

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s firearm deer season opens Thursday, and though some hunters may find fewer deer in local areas that were hit hard by EHD, the midge-borne disease that killed so many deer this fall, it should still be … Continue reading

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Boardman River washout: fish, wildlife impacts not serious

By Howard Meyerson Wildlife and fish habitat on the Boardman River was hit hard by a five foot deep surge of water on October 6 when a 20-foot draw-down of Brown Bridge Dam pond got out of control. State and other officials … Continue reading

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Hunters value conservation as much or more than second amendment

A National Wildlife Federation survey of hunters across the U.S. found they think conservation is as important or more so than the right to bear arms, according to a story on  Michigan Outdoor News. If that is so, they might … Continue reading

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Collaborative Conservation: How hunters help birds

By Howard Meyerson Talking “turkey” would have meant precisely that in the 1930’s, an era when wildlife biologists managed lands for individual species. But state, federal and private (NGO) wildlife managers say the parlance and philosophy of wildlife management has … Continue reading

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National survey finds more people hunt but trend still downwards in Michigan

By Howard Meyerson Some exciting talk has circulated in recent weeks about a new U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service report that finds hunting participation increased across the U.S. during the past five years. The agency released its preliminary National Survey … Continue reading

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