About the Author
Jeff Ford is an amateur naturalist and a graduate of Central Michigan University. His writing on hunting, fishing, and backpacking has appeared in "Woods-N-Water News," "Bow and Arrow Hunting Magazine," "Deer & Deer Hunting," and "Michigan-Out-Of-Doors Magazine." He lives in Tuscola County, Michigan, with his wife, Amy, and children, Riley Jo and Clint.
Elizabeth Philips Shaw is a freelance reporter and fellow of Michigan State University's Knight Center for Environmental Journalism and the Institutes for Journalism & Natural Resources. Her work focuses on health, environmental issues, and outdoor recreation and has appeared in the "Flint Journal," in the "Grand Rapids Press," and on mlive.com. She lives in Genesse County, Michigan.
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