A New Director, a Different Direction?

A New Director, a Different Direction?

New Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger assumed his appointment on January 1. Many in the conservation community have asked what his priorities will be, and Michigan Out-of-Doors Editor Nick Green sat down with Eichinger for a question-and-answer...
Exploring Michigan’s Wetland Wonders

Exploring Michigan’s Wetland Wonders

By Nick Green ‘Quack,’ ‘quack,’ ‘quack,’ ‘quack,’ ‘quack’ – the hail call turned the ducks over the refuge, and as if they were on a string, they b-lined straight for us. A patented “mallard circle” ensued, and a soft feed...
My First, Last Grouse

My First, Last Grouse

In this fall 2018 article, Editor Nick Green reflects on his grandfather, their grouse pursuits and his reintroduction to a sport that his grandfather revered. The feature photo was taken by Michigan Out-of-Doors Communications Intern Mikayla Carter during a training...
A Friend of the Grouse: The Roger Moore Legacy

A Friend of the Grouse: The Roger Moore Legacy

By Jay Dowd “During a few phone conversations with him, I was able to gather that his immense love for grouse was only overshadowed by his love of bird dogs. One didn’t have to look too far down the list to see he also had a fondness for good double guns and a...