Beaches, Boating, Paddle Sports and SailingFeature HomepageForests and PlantsLake MichiganMichiganRecreation and TourismResearch, Data and TechnologyScience, Technology, ResearchThe CatchTourism-
Despite the modest size of the trees, they had been growing out of the cliffs for more than a thousand years, making them some of the oldest trees in eastern North America.
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In years past, acres of shad could be seen schooling just beneath Lake Erie’s surface. These days, schools large enough to block out the sun are a rare sight.
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A seasoned angler is Ohio’s first licensed Lake Erie kayak fishing guide.
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Marquette’s blue-spotted salamanders inspire a city’s conservation efforts.
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The initial surge of COVID-19 restrictions has led to growth at and newfound interest in state recreation sites.
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The new Great Lake Erie Birding Trail, with its mobile app, includes some 40 birding hot spots from Detroit to the Lake Erie islands and beyond.
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Two Great Lakes cities are among an international news magazine’s top destinations for 2022. How many have you been to?
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Dreaming of a campout, but can’t afford a tent? Grand Rapids and Detroit are launching gear libraries to break down economic barriers to the Great Outdoors.
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There are thousands of shipwrecks in the Great Lakes, but you don’t need scuba gear to see all of them.
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Spring showers may bring spring flowers, but they can also carry pollutants into the lake that provides Alpena’s drinking water and many tourism dollars.