Wolf Making the Rounds by Bill Joyce Ziegler Bill got some stunning photos of one of the wolves in a pack south of Amasa in the UP. He shared this & another in the Pure UP group on Facebook. Check it out! Bill also wrote an article last year about the US Fish & Wildlife … Continue reading Wolf Making the Rounds
Hunting on Ice, photo by OnceJakPhoto The Freep has an article about a new animal that is being seen in Michigan titled Michigan’s mysterious, misunderstood coywolves: …a unique, still relatively unknown and misunderstood hybrid of coyotes known as eastern coyotes or coywolves. They’re mostly coyote, but contain a small percentage of wolf from an unlikely mating … Continue reading Coywolves: Coyote & Wolf hybrids in Michigan
January full moon, photo by KatheD Amid the cold and deep snows of midwinter, the wolf packs howled hungrily outside Indian villages. Thus, the name for January’s full Moon. Sometimes it was also referred to as the Old Moon, or the Moon After Yule. Some called it the Full Snow Moon, but most tribes applied … Continue reading Old Moon, January Moon, Wolf Moon … and wolves in Michigan
2007 0300 Wolf on LakeMIUS2, photo by Dennis Raney. Alexis writes Paw took this one of a wolf on Lake Michigan off US2 on the way back downstate. There was another wolf on the ice, but it didn’t make it into this frame It’s part of her very cool Michimania set (slideshow). Wikpedia says the … Continue reading The Timber Wolf (canis lupus) in Michigan
Tobin Harbor Sunrise by Carl TerHaar How would you like to wake up to this view?? Well, if you are a college student, the Isle Royale Wolf-Moose Research Project is seeking volunteers to assist with data collection for the 2022 summer field season. Students studying natural resources, conservation, ecology, or related fields will gain valuable … Continue reading Make Isle Royale your office in 2022!
Art Prize – Tin Man by Daniel L The annual Grand Rapids Art Prize is once again underway, running through this Sunday, October 3rd. The event was started back in 2009 & has become one of the nation’s leading public art competitions. This year nearly 900 entries are available to view & vote on. Here’s … Continue reading Follow the Yellow Brick Road to ArtPrize
Chickenbone Lake Moose! by David Clark The Associated Press’s John Flesher writes that one of the world’s longest-running wildlife field studies, the Isle Royale moose & wolf study, has fallen prey to the coronavirus pandemic: Since 1959, a research team has spent most of the winter observing the interplay between wolves and moose at Isle … Continue reading Michigan’s Isle Royale moose study sidelined by pandemic
I Dream of Clouds by Mighty Boy Brian My heart is heavy this morning after watching a day of chaos in our nation’s Capitol & realizing that there’s nothing I or anyone can really say to those who reject the principles this country was founded upon. Stay safe everyone. Brian shared this photo ten years … Continue reading I dream of clouds
Where Wolves Play by Michael Seabrook He was beloved by all, and most of all by the children.For he told them tales of the Loup Garou in the forest.And of the goblin thai came in the night to water the horses.And of the White Letiche, the ghost of a child who unchristeneddied, and was doomed … Continue reading Halloween Rewind: Le Loup Garou
Grand Haven In the Spring by Daniel L Daniel caught these beautiful colors in Grand Haven this Spring. See more in his Art album on Flickr & have a wonderful week!