Archive | September, 2013

And You Thought Asian Carp Were Scary – Nuclear Waste Below Lake Huron?

September 27, 2013

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by Carol Moncrieff Rose, Contributing Editor As are nearly all Canadians, we’re just sure that the residents of Kincardine, Ontario are wonderful people and deeply love their community. We also recognize that the Canadian view of natural resource management tends to be more utilitarian than it is here in the United States. Having said that, calling […]

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Great Lakes Commission Meeting Update

September 18, 2013

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Several newsworthy events took place at this past week’s annual meeting of the Great Lakes Commission.  For those unfamiliar with the Great Lakes Commission, it is comprised of  members from each of the eight Great Lakes states with associate members from the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Québec. Each state may assemble a delegation of […]

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A Very Special Bird for Michigan

September 15, 2013

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by Kay Charter If you know that our 37th president requested an endangered species act from Congress in 1972, you win the history trivia prize of the day. Add bonus points if you know when that president, Richard M. Nixon, signed the act into law, he said, “Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of […]

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Michigan Hunting Regs 2013 – “It’s Complicated”

September 8, 2013

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No, we’re not talking about the 2009 movie of the same name, nor a Facebook relationship status.  Instead, we’re talking about the 2013 Michigan Department of Natural Resources Hunting and Trapping Digest for 2013. The issue of complexity as it relates to Michigan hunting regulations is not a new one. Both inside and outside the […]

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Michigan’s 2013 Ruffed Grouse Forecast

September 3, 2013

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With September 15th just around the corner, we’ve been taking a look at some of the forecast data provided by both Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) Wildlife Division, as well as the summary provided annually by the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS).  Before we begin looking at the grouse and woodcock forecast data made available […]

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