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Outdoors

The resilient mallard is widespread

While the mallard might seem common to us, in several ways it can be considered special among waterfowl. They are the most widespread duck in the world, naturally occurring in North and Central America, Eurasia and North Africa. They have been introduced in such places as Australia, New ...

Club assists hunter education; Michigan offers free gun locks

IRON MOUNTAIN — To acquire a hunting license in Michigan, anyone born after Jan. 1, 1960, is required to successfully complete an approved hunter education course. Online courses are available but also require an in-person field day. Sagola Township Sportsmen’s Club will host a hunter ...

Project Appleseed rifle clinic offered Aug. 24-25

CHANNING — On Aug. 24 and 25, the Sagola Township Sportsmen’s Club will host a Project Appleseed rifle clinic, marking Project Appleseed’s sixth time coming to the club. The event is open to youth and adults of all ages and abilities and is held rain or shine. Shooting will be done at ...

Natural Resources Board to meet in Green Bay

MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board will meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Huron/Ontario Rooms at the Oneida Hotel and Conference Center, 2040 Airport Drive in Green Bay, Wis. The public is encouraged to watch on the Department of Natural Resources’ YouTube channel at ...

Fawns freed from fence predicament

So, late Friday morning had this ... I could hear them bleating from inside the house. I shrugged it off at first, but it continued. So I headed up the hill, toward the sound. I could see the doe standing in the road — and then, as I came around the curve, the reason for the bleating ...

Hunter safety field day Aug. 10; online course required to register

CHANNING — The Sagola Township Sportsmen’s Club will host a hunter safety field day from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, Class size is limited to 30 and it is first-come, first- served. To register, students must take and pass an approved online hunter education class. Once ...