In my backyard, the feeders are full. A downy woodpecker sits perched on the suet feeder.
Federal officials announced last fall that Michigan’s rarest warbler, the Kirtland’s warbler, was removed from the federal Endangered Species List.
An inspiring story in the fall issue of BLUE focused on the good work being done by the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (gtrlc.org), providing universally accessible boardwalks and overlooks at Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve and the Arcadia Marsh Nature Preserve. Each makes beautiful natural features and views accessible to those who are physically challenged in one way or another.
If you want to fish for river-run salmon this fall or enjoy a canoe trip at the height of color, the U.S. Forest Service has a message for you: Pick up after yourself and keep the rivers clean.
Michigan Nature Association expands Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary to protect old-growth trees, wetlands.
Summer paddling can be a serene experience, an opportunity to commune with nature or an exciting challenge negotiating rapids or fast-moving currents on twisty streams.
Newly designated state water trails total more than 540 miles.
Groups move to eliminate single-use plastics to benefit the environment and reduce risks.
Huron Pines works with local communities to manage storm and seasonal runoff.
Final decision of delisting Kirtland’s warblers is expected in 2019.