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Those Bloomin’ Trees

Article and photos by Master Naturalist Doug Jackson Driving around these parts of Michigan right now, you’ll notice some trees bursting with white blossoms before any of the other trees bloom. In our cities and villages, you’re most likely seeing … Read more

Readers Ask the Naturalist

By Master Naturalist Doug Jackson (Publisher’s Note: Please continue to submit your story requests for Michigan nature-related articles to [email protected].) Susan, a Chelsea Update reader, asked if I could write about the history of the Potawatomi Trail. The Potawatomi Trail … Read more

Smelly Cat

Photos and article by Master Naturalist Doug Jackson WARNING! This article is a stinker. What is black and white and red all over? Why, my Chelsea Update article about skunks, of course. A nocturnal animal that needs no introduction and, … Read more