Monthly Archives: May 2013

Feds duck controversy, restore prize for stamp art to 6-year-old girl

Six-year-old Madison Grimm, of South Dakota, has been reinstated as the 2013 Federal Junior Duck Stamp champion in the annual art contest held by the US. Fish and Wildlife Service. Her oil painting of a canvasback duck was chosen from … Continue reading

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Building a whaleboat: Students tackle unusual project at Upper Peninsula boat building school

By Howard Meyerson CEDARVILLE, MI — We don’t hear much about whaling in the Great Lakes, but that’s the talk in this quaint northern Lake Huron town. Whaling and whaleboats have become a popular topic. The Great Lakes Boat Building … Continue reading

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Michigan’s Top Birder: Adam Byrne

By Howard Meyerson Adam Byrne has ruffled a few feathers over the years. The 42 year old secretary for the Michigan Bird Records Committee has had to say ‘No’ to more than one birder submitting a sighting to the committee … Continue reading

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