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 natureai??i??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...

Spring 2017 Update

As we get through the final months of what really has been a fairly mild winter and head into another spring hunting season, the impact of what can only be described as the collapse of several of MWTHA’s chapters in northern Michigan, and two very hard winters in a...