As the number of hunting and fishing licenses sold in the state drops, DNR and Michigan United Conservation Clubs warn that money for wildlife habitat protection is shrinking as well. For news and outdoors pages.
By HALEY GABLE Capital News Service LANSING – Revenue from hunting and fishing license sales decreased from $63.2 million in 2016 to $62.1 million in 2017, according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Meanwhile, the number of licensed hunters … Continue reading →
By CRYSTAL CHEN Capital News Service LANSING — The past deer hunting season witnessed a significant increase in the number of deer confirmed or suspected with chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). More deer … Continue reading →
Nearly 30,000 people buy a Michigan fur harvester license each year. Some are trappers. The others are hunters of furbearing species. But only about half of the people who buy a license actually participate because of the time commitment involved, stat...
BY JACK NISSEN Capital News Service LANSING — It’s not just their beauty that people love about dunes. Some value Michigan’s sandy knolls for storm-watching. “It was a really popular activity that we didn’t have on our radar,” said Brad … Continue reading →
In 2007, Williamston was introduced to an uncommon kind of art. Fireworks Glass Studios brought the craft of original and customizable glass sculpting to the community, along with love and compassion for its neighbors. Owner, Dave Porter, opened his studio in 2007, getting into the glass blowing business just after retirement. The studio creates various pieces every day, ranging from seasonal glass such as Christmas ornaments and glass pumpkin pieces, to everyday home objects like vases and wall mountings. “I love this job because it’s so much different than the normal office job,” employee Doug Waggott said.