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Topics range from fishing and hunting to history and outdoor recreation. This is a weekly feature story sent on Thursday.
- Egg collection on the Little Manistee River
Have you ever wondered where those salmon and trout the Michigan Department of Natural Resources stocks in the Great Lakes and tributaries come from? The Little Manistee River Weir and Egg Collection Facility is the place where this story starts.
- Ready, set, get outdoors
Heading outdoors for some springtime adventure and recreation can produce some spectacular results. Some of the best advice for those new to the outdoors and veterans of woods and waters alike is to "know before you go."
- This Earth Day, celebrate the little things
Earth Day is today, April 22, which each year commemorates the anniversary of the modern environmental movement's birth in 1970. As we celebrate our planet, remember that we are an important part of our world - and we can all help keep it safe, healthy and clean for everyone.
- Incident management team aids vaccination effort at Ford Field
A massive effort to vaccinate people in the Detroit area against COVID-19 rolled out recently with mobile clinics and a clinic at Ford Field, where the Detroit Lions play football. The efforts have an assist from people who are used to jumping in and helping at a moment's notice - members of the ...
- Revisiting the historic Walker Tavern and tourism in the 1920s Irish Hills
Built in 1832, the tavern served as a wayside inn, bar and post office for travelers on the "Old Chicago Road." In the 1920s, the tavern would find new life as a roadside tourist attraction, and in 1965 it became a Michigan state park.