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Department Announces Massive Tree Planting Goal

Apr 29, 2022

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has pledged 50 million trees by 2030 and is inviting residents to help them achieve their goal. The Mi Trees campaign is part of a global effort to plant more trees to help communities adapt to the world’s changing climate. The department’s website houses an interactive online map where […]

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National Parks Partnership Announced

Apr 22, 2022

The State of Michigan is partnering with the National Park Service (NPS) for a first-of-its-kind partnership to collaborate on implementing safe, innovative technology to increase accessibility and equity in recreational and park settings. Through this partnership, the five national parks located in Michigan will provide an environment to pilot these emerging mobility technologies that will […]

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Governor Calls for Investment to Boost Tourism

Jun 11, 2021

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced her plan for a $250 million investment into state parks and trails across the state. The plan calls for using federal relief dollars to invest in parks and trails and address the backlog of park infrastructure projects, which will help support businesses and local economies. The funds will help modernize parks […]

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Exploring the Upper Peninsula

Nov 04, 2020

A few months ago, my wife and I decided to tour the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  We traveled from St. Ignace to Ironwood to Copper Harbor to Sault Ste Marie, finishing back in St. Ignace.  The trip took us across the Mighty Mac, along the southern coast of the U.P., through the Porcupine Mountains, into […]

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State of the Great Lakes Released

Aug 14, 2020

Recently released, the 2019 State of the Great Lakes report looks at significant issues that affected the Great Lakes and Michigan’s residents in 2019. It includes features about new offices within the Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) responsible for climate, environmental justice, and clean drinking water; new lead and copper and PFAS […]

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What Makes Michigan Magnificent

Aug 12, 2020

If you are reading this, I assume you live in Michigan. I live in Michigan. Most of my clients live in Michigan. However, not all. What everyone who does not live here needs to know is that Michigan is a super fantastically beautiful state. I hope that last sentence conveyed what a natural wonderland Michigan […]

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Six New Pure Michigan Trails and Trail Towns Recognized

Feb 21, 2020

Three trails and three communities were recognized as Pure Michigan Trails and Pure Michigan Trail Towns by the Department of Natural Resources during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism this week. Pure Michigan Trails are routes that provide access to national, state, or regional scenic resources. They may be single trails or a combination of trails, […]

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Michigan State Parks Celebrate 100th Anniversary

Oct 09, 2019

This year, Michigan celebrates the 100th anniversary of its state park system.  Michigan’s state parks incorporate a wide array of outdoor recreation opportunities – camping, fishing, boating, swimming, trails, historical fun – the outdoor experiences are endless and create some of the best life moments and memories. It’s a vast system made up of 103 […]

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