BioBlitz Featured Location: Rose Lake State Game Area
The Rose Lake State Wildlife Area is over 4,000 acres of public land just outside the City of East Lansing. There are no access fees and the area is open to anyone to enjoy a variety of wildlife-related recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, hiking, bird watching, etc. With habitat types ranging from wetlands to grasslands to forests, this area supports a variety of plant and wildlife species. There are several access points throughout the area and work road/two-tracks double as walkable trails.
Note: this area is popular for turkey hunters and spring turkey season begins on April 22nd. Visitors are encouraged to wear a blaze orange hat or other brightly colored clothing when in areas used by hunters to increase their visibility.
- Chad Fedewa, Wildlife Biologist, Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Ages: Elementary school age, Middle school age, High school age, Over 21 years only
- Plant and Animal Sciences
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Date/Time: This is a self-guided experience.
Rose Lake State Game Area
8903 Stoll Road
East Lansing, MI 48823