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Northern Lights predicted for Michigan tonight!

via leelanau.com... Aurora Borealis ... over 'the Narrows' by Ken Scott The NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center: CME on the way...Want to see the Northern Lights? We have completed initial analysis of the CME associated with today's…
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Harvesting Michigan Beechnuts

Absolute Michigan is excited to share this article about a tasty treat you can find in the woods right now courtesy of the new eatdrinkTC website from Traverse City, Michigan. The site is dedicated to Traverse City's exploding culinary scene…
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Sunset on Mackinac

Stephanie of Stephanie Stevens Photography recently added a few timelapses from Mackinac Island to the Absolute Michigan pool on Flickr. About her incredible timelapse of Mackinac Island harbor at sunset, she writes: Hour & a halfish time…
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Stay Safe in the Great Lakes!

Information from Great Lakes Waves offer beauty, power & danger on Michigan in Pictures... Every year the Great Lakes claim the lives of dozens of swimmers, boaters & surfers. Here are some tips for staying safe on Lake Michigan,…
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Michigan Walleye & Walleye Season

Walleye season opens today in Michigan (May 15 - March 15), so here's a little bit about this tasty sport fish. The Michigan DNR page on walleye (Sander vitreus) explains that they are the largest member of the perch family: Walleye Glory…
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North Country Dreamland: Northern Lights and the skies of Northern Michigan

I am going to guess that the video below is the most incredible thing you will see today, and quite likely for many days. There's lots more about photographer Shawn Stockman Malone of Lake Superior Photo and this project below, but first please…
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Walking on the Beach with Loreen Niewenhuis

"I'd rather do 20 miles on soft sand than 10 miles on the side of the road. There is something about being where water meets land. I feel very clicked-in there. I feel like I can go forever." ~Loreen Niewenhuis USA Today has a feature…
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Invasive Lobsters overrun Lake Michigan Coast

EMPIRE, MICHIGAN APRIL 1, 2013 - Residents of the sleepy Michigan shoreline villages of Empire, Glen Arbor and Leland were surprised as they awoke to see the Lake Michigan beach covered with the latest Great Lakes invasive species to threaten…
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The impact of record low Great Lakes levels

This post originally appeared on Michigan in Pictures. On Michigan in Pictures I usually blog beautiful things, but today I’m featuring an ugly thing that we in Michigan should all be concerned about. Traverse City based Circle of Blue…
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Cold enough for ya?

A friend & Michigan expatriate sent me the Michigan Temperature Conversion Chart. I thought it might be nice to pair with some photos, and also that you might enjoy COLD, as performed by the Absolute Michigan Pool. I'm told that sculptor…
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Michigan Cougar Controversy Over? Three more cougar photos verified in UP

Michigan Department of Natural Resources News Release - November 28, 2012 Three recent trail camera photos of cougars in the Upper Peninsula have been verified by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Two of the photos, both of…
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A Very Michigan Thanksgiving

Turkey by Vaughan Thanksgiving is just around the corner and over a million Michiganians will soon be hitting the road to attend family get-togethers and enjoying annual traditions. To help get ready for the upcoming holiday we have compiled…