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April 13, 2006: Collapse at Miners Castle

Reaching back 12 years for a throwback Thursday post with an article originally published April 14, 2006 on Absolute Michigan... The Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore reports that one of the two turrets on Miner's Castle is no more: On…
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Star Power at Tahquamenon Falls

via Michigan in Pictures - check this link out for more Michigan waterfalls Milky Way over Tahquamenon Falls, photo by John McCormick / Michigan Nut Photography The Tahquamenon Falls State Park says: Tahquamenon Falls State Park…
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Roundup: Opening Day of Michigan deer hunting season

Buck on the run by oakwood Opening day of deer season probably ranks pretty high in the list of Michigan holidays. The Michigan DNR has all the details on deer hunting in Michigan, including a reminder that much public land is open to hunting…
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Invasive species (and some divers) threaten Michigan's shipwrecks

Jon Gaskell of the Capital News Service had an interesting feature about how invasive species are threatening Michigan shipwrecks. Valerie Van Heest, director of Michigan Shipwreck Research Associates in Holland, said those conditions make…
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Petoskey Stone Festival on May 26 celebrates Michigan's State Stone!

Petoskey Stone Polish Project by Odalaigh The 7th annual Antrim County  Petoskey Stone Festival takes place on May 28, 2011 in Barnes Park in Eastport. Admission to the festival will be FREE to one and all! About Petoskey Stones Petoskey…
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The Daily Michigan: Print from Neil Weaver Photography

Today on The Daily Michigan we have a 12x18 inch fine art print from Neil Weaver Photography. printed on professional luster paper, mounted with an arctic white mat, hand-signed and put in a protective clear plastic sleeve The winner may…
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The Daily Michigan: A private tour of the Sleeping Bear Dunes with SBD Tours

Today on The Daily Michigan we have guided private explorer tour for up to six people through the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with SBD Tours! The emphasis is on the exploring as you check out sites like Pierce Stocking Drive &…
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Winter on Sturgeon Bay

Here's a gorgeous time-lapse exploration of winter on Sturgeon Bay near Cross Village Michigan. Jay Burlage of Milapse writes that it's a great place to get away from it all and enjoy a cold snowy place for a bit. The music track is 'Farlem'…
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Invasive Species in the National Parks

Goby by swatzo Last year the National Park Service produced a series of short documentaries exploring invasive species in the Great Lakes. The series was funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative showing how invaders are changing the…
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The Lake in Winter: an excerpt from The Windward Shore

Works by Michigan author Jerry Dennis include The Living Great Lakes, Winter Walks (with wood engravings by Glenn Wolff and design and letterpress by Chad Pastotnik of Deep Woods Press), A Place on the Water, It's Raining Frogs and Fishes,…
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DNR Uncut: Michigan State Parks Capture Top National Award

Here's a "guest" post from the Michigan DNR. We say "guest" in that we copied and pasted it from their website. Great parks, great news.  Collectively Falling - Bond Falls by Aaron C. Jors The Department of Natural Resources announced today…
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Michigan waterfalls on Michigan in Pictures

Tannery Falls by trumansnare One of the regular guests on the Michigan in Pictures photo blog are waterfalls. Go Waterfalling is the go-to site for Michigan waterfall information, and they say that Michigan has over 200 named waterfalls. The…