Nature – Outdoors

Can You Identify A Milk Snake? [VIDEO]
Whether you're a hunter, a wildlife enthusiast or just someone who enjoys an occasional walk in the woods, this 60-second video will help you properly identify an eastern milk snake should you ever come across this species in your travels.
DNR Urges Caution With Fireworks, Campfires Over Holiday Weekend
To help prevent wildfires, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources urges people to place used fireworks, including sparklers, in a bucket of water after they’ve gone out. When thrown on the ground while they’re still hot, fireworks can cause grass fires that can spread to become wil…
Summer Solstice Saunter, Fern Day At Seven Ponds
Spend the longest day of the year walking in the woods at Seven Ponds Nature Center in a Summer Solstice Saunter this Sunday (6/21) at 2 PM. Ferns are beautiful plants with fascinating natural histories. They’re a common sight in woodlands and wetlands but most of us would find it hard to differenti…
Are You A Pyromaniac? [PHOTOS]
My daughter asked me if we could light off fireworks to wrap up her birthday party. Being the pyromaniac that I am, I gladly consented with a devilish grin and went on a mission.
Statewide Summer Free Fishing Weekend Today & Tomorrow
This weekend (6/13 – 6/14) everyone in Michigan – including residents and nonresidents – can fish without a license. With more than 3,000 miles of Great Lakes shoreline, more than 11,000 inland lakes and tens of thousands of miles of rivers and streams, Michigan and fishing are a p…
Live Remote Saturday From Tri County Farms Greenhouse in Otisville
Love to see you this afternoon at Tri County Farms Greenhouse in Otisville. I'll be broadcasting from 12 noon until 2 pm. Nikki and the staff are great, friendly and knowledgeable. A beautiful selection of flowers, vegetables and unique variety of succulents. The hanging baskets and patio pots …
Michigan Rattlesnake Identification [VIDEO]
Whether you're a hunter, a wildlife enthusiast or just someone who enjoys an occasional walk in the woods, this 60-second video will help you properly identify an eastern massasauga rattlesnake should you find yourself lucky enough to come across this rare species in the wild. If you do see one…
Dryden Historical Society Annual Perennial Sale & Quilt Raffle
Thinning out your flower bed? The Dryden Historical Society will be taking donations until tomorrow for their Annual Perennial Plant Sale & Quilt Raffle this Saturday (5/16). The plant sale will take place from 9 AM – 3 PM at the museum downtown. Trip Around The Garden, a blue, burgund…

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