Michigan Shoreline Stewards

Michigan Shoreline Stewards By Marilyn Shy                     Are you a lakefront or riverfront property owner who cares about maintaining and improving your shoreline habitat? If yes, there are a number of actions you can take to protect the quality of our…

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The Birds are Back in Town

The Birds are Back in Town By Marilyn Shy, Kalkaska Conservation District   They’re ba-a-a-ck! Robins, Red-winged Blackbirds, and Sandhill Cranes all made their appearance in our area in the last few weeks, right on schedule. Other early spring migrants that have been spotted include grackles, kingfishers, and Red- breasted…

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Right Tree, Right Place

Right Tree, Right Place By Marilyn Shy, Kalkaska Conservation District We were all getting spring fever, right? Seeing that bare ground, and just patchy snow in the woods, and then the white stuff hit us yet again. No matter! Spring is still on its way. And spring means it’s time…

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