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Pennsylvania spending $45M to establish 3 new state parks-
Pennsylvania is spending $45 million to add new state parks at a nature preserve in Tunkhannock, on Big Elk Creek and along the Susquehanna River.00
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Michigan parks, more popular than ever, struggle to staff up for summer-
Seasonal work at Michigan’s state and local parks was once a sought-after job for students and teachers on summer break, and retirees looking for a diversion.
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Second Spike: Great Lakes parks anticipate increased visitation this summer-
Parks around the Great Lakes are expecting a spike in visitation this season as the United States and Canada continue to distribute COVID-19 vaccines.
Michigan agency recommends $5.4M for recreation projects-
Belle Isle Park is one of the locations to receive funding.
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Summertime Spike: Great Lakes parks a source of balm and vexation for many during COVID-19-
This summer, pandemic-weary residents on both sides of the border flocked to national, state and provincial parks – many for the first time.
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Michigan proposal’s reliance on fossil fuel money splits environmentalists-
Voters will decide next month whether to shift oil and gas royalty spending from land acquisition to park development.
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COVID-19 Next Steps: Great Lakes outdoor recreation begins move toward normalcy-
Many parks and public areas are opening – with restrictions.
U of M Researchers Launch Great Lakes Mapping Tool-
Researchers at the University of Michigan have compiled maps of all five Great Lakes spotlighting key areas for sport fishing,…