Fall 2017 Update

They say time seems to pass faster when you get older. How true that is for me. It seems like the spring turkey season just ended, but we’re already looking at fall and another fall turkey sea- son here in Area J. No one’s quite sure why we continue to have a fall...
Public Land is a Commons

Public Land is a Commons

The Michigan Resource Stewards is an organization of retired professional employees of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Department o Environmental Quality. When gathered in a meeting room there is more expertise than can be found anywhere....

Just Another Honest Writing

For the past several years I have written numerous articles about my outdoor experiences, without mincing words, in identifying forces that compromise nature’s way. I trace my lineage courtesy of a long line of ethical outdoorsmen. I was taught to recognize and...

Restricted Wild Turkey License

In 1977 the Michigan DNR promised turkey hunters that if they were willing to purchase a special license that the license fee would be used to manage Wild Turkeys throughout the state. In 1977 the turkey license was established by the legislature. The law stated: The...

Bucket List?

It was the first Sunday in the May turkey season and my brother-in-law called me around lunchtime to tell me he was coming back from the transfer site (for those who live in other parts of this great state a “transfer site” is where garbage is transferred from one’s...
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