At the end of February, on the 29th to be exact, the 25th annual Quiet Adventures Symposium will take place at the MSU Pavilion. The Quiet Adventures Symposium, formerly the Quiet Water Symposium is an outdoor show that brings together paddlers, hikers, cyclists, anglers and several other groups of outdoor enthusiasts.  This event helps kick…

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State’s natural resources strengthen communities, economy and quality of life Michigan’s natural resources, public lands and outdoor recreation opportunities are second-to-none and what define and unite the state, providing countless benefits to all Michiganders. That’s why they must be protected and enhanced, announced several organizations as they today launched the public awareness campaign ProtectMI. ProtectMI…

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August and September OTG Events Saturday, August 3 – Rose Lake State Game Area Join OTG at Rose Lake State Game Area and help us remove invasive honeysuckle that is negatively impacting native vegetation and wildlife habitat quality. This directly benefits the entire ecosystem by removing an aggressive terrestrial invasive, thus enabling native vegetation to…

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Getting kids involved in shooting sports is a great way to start their hunting careers.  Small game, waterfowl, and deer are three types of hunting youngsters can become involved with. Each requires a different skill set in regards to the style of shooting. Summer is the perfect time to get a kid outside and show…

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Between 98 students and 12 chaperones, Haslett schools made a big impact at Rose Lake State Game Area last week. On Thursday, May 23 and Friday, May 24, elementary students, teachers, and relatives from the Haslett school district came out to Rose Lake SGA for a day of volunteering and conservation education. The sites included…

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Hello, My name is Makhayla LaButte, and I am excited to introduce myself as the new Habitat Volunteer Coordinator with Michigan United Conservation Clubs. Born and raised in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, I have experienced first-hand the value of Michigan’s natural resources and the challenges we face in conserving them for sustainable, multiple uses. So ingrained…

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With Earth Day, happening on Monday, I bet you can guess where the Education Department is.  That is right we are staffing educational booths at events all week. On Wednesday, we spent a busy day down at Constitution Hall, across from the Capitol Building in Lansing.  Each year to honor Earth Day, Michigan’s quality of…

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