Tag Archives: Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Iggy and the Wolves

I don’t know that any hunters will be dissuaded by his argument, but America’s foremost authority on shirtless wildlife management, Iggy Pop, has finally weighed in on Michigan’s controversial wolf hunt. Here’s his letter to Michigan Governor Rick Snyder. [If you can’t read his letter, a larger version can be found here.] Speaking of our […]

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Ypsi scores close to $600k in grants for Rutherford Pool, Michigan Ave pedestrian bridge

As you may recall, early last spring, we discussed the fact that Ypsi City Council was put in the unenviable position of having to “prioritize” between two incredibly worthy Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant applications arising out of active community volunteerism. As you may also recall, Council ended up choosing the renovation of Rutherford […]

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Killing the golden smeet

It’s being reported that the city of Montreal, though its tourism board, has paid the advertising company Sid Lee $6 million to oversee a multimedia tourist attraction campaign featuring a menagerie of fanciful hybrid creatures such as the “deerus” (half deer, half walrus) and the “squirrog” (half squirrel, half frog). The idea, we’re told, is […]

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