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Why is Michigan the Wolverine State?

In 2004, the DNR confirmed a sighting of a wolverine in Michigan. The first sighting in nearly 200 years. The female was spotted in the farming region just south of Bad Axe. The wolverine remained elusive to the public yet for one local outdoorsman named Jeff Ford who...

The Rouse Simmons-The Christmas Tree Ship

This year in November, will mark the 108 year anniversary of the shipwreck of the Christmas Tree Ship; Rouse Simmons. Back in the mid 1800's, the Great lakes were the super highway of the region. Schooners and steamships carried cargo and people all across the region....

The Piping Plover

Did you know....Plovers are a summer resident in Sleeping Bear. They nest above the high water line in sandy areas among the grassy areas of the dunes. You may see them engaged in a strange dance with the water as they forage for freshwater invertebrates. They run...