turkey http://michiganradio.org en Harsh winter taking a toll on Michigan wildlife http://michiganradio.org/post/harsh-winter-taking-toll-michigan-wildlife <p>Michigan wildlife is struggling this winter, just like the state’s human population.</p><p>State wildlife officials say the next few weeks will be critical for Michigan deer, pheasants, and other animals.</p><p>As the days grow longer, animals become more active.&nbsp;Their metabolisms pick up and they need to forage for more food.</p><p>But when the snow is several feet deep, and a layer of ice coats normal food sources, finding enough food can be a problem.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:12:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 16439 at http://michiganradio.org Harsh winter taking a toll on Michigan wildlife Michigan leaders seek business partnerships with Turkey http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-leaders-seek-business-partnerships-turkey <p>Michigan and Turkey share a passion for cars, spend a lot of time farming, love entertaining visitors and both have a close connection with water.</p><p>More than 50 Michigan leaders went to Turkey earlier this month for a four-day conference titled the<a href="http://trcna.org/NewsEvents/News/tabid/99/ID/3/TRCNA-Co-Hosts-Turkey-Michigan-Forum-University-Industry-Collaboration-and-RD-Trends.aspx"> &ldquo;Turkey-Michigan Forum: University-Industry Collaboration and R&amp;D Trends.&rdquo;</a> Attendees came from the private sector, public sector and academia.</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 17:01:19 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 7919 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan leaders seek business partnerships with Turkey Crying "fowl" in an Oakland County land dispute http://michiganradio.org/post/crying-fowl-commerce-township-land-dispute <p>It&#39;s not quite Hitchcock movie territory, but it&#39;s close.</p><p>Luckily for her, Edna Geisler doesn&#39;t have to deal with thousands of malevolent birds, but one particularly ornery fowl is making life rather difficult for the Commerce Township resident.</p><p>As the Associated press reports, Geisler has been facing daily bullying from a wild turkey &quot;willing to bump, scratch and harass her&quot; if she&nbsp; so much as sets foot in her front yard.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 21:57:35 +0000 Michigan Radio Newsroom 6505 at http://michiganradio.org Crying "fowl" in an Oakland County land dispute Preserving the classic Thanksgiving turkey http://michiganradio.org/post/preserving-classic-thanksgiving-turkey <p>In honor of Thanksgiving... we&#39;re revisiting a Michigan farmer who raises heritage turkeys.</p> Thu, 24 Nov 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Williams 5088 at http://michiganradio.org Preserving the classic Thanksgiving turkey