The Morel of the Story

The Morel of the Story

Written By Steve Griffin, The Morel of the Story It was a catch I never expected. I was paddling my kayak through one of the many cuts stretching inland from (what was then, since drained by dam failure) Wixom Lake in Gladwin County. Spring was firmly in play,...
R3 and Me

R3 and Me

R3 — or recruitment, retention and reactivation — is a vital part of what being a 21st-century hunter, angler, trapper and conservationist means. By Robert Kennedy, R3 and Me Last spring was one of the most entertaining and exciting springs I was able to experience...
Woodcock Banding: Doing Delicate Work

Woodcock Banding: Doing Delicate Work

Woodcock banding activities are permitted through the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and Michigan Department of Natural Resources.  By Nick Green A lifetime of meandering through conservation is dotted with moments of pristine clarity and recollection —...