Over the four decades that the Mount Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School operated in Michigan, thousands of Native American children from … Mount Pleasant Indian Boarding School Investigation
Posts and updates of events and happenings in Michigan
More drownings have been reported in the Great Lakes so far in 2021 than by this time last year, prompting officials to urge swimmers to practice … Number of Drownings… Read More »Number of Drownings in Great Lakes Jumps in 2021, Nonprofit Says
Thumbwind – Finding Fun in Michigan Thumbwind is publishing the most current Michigan DEQ beach closures and advisories reported on the 1224 public … Michigan Beach Closures & Advisories
Governor Gretchen Whitmer today amended a recent state of emergency declaration to include Huron and Ionia counties due to tornado damage and Washtenaw County due to widespread flooding. Governor Whitmer declared a state of emergency for Wayne… Read More »Governor Whitmer Declares State of Emergency in Huron, Ionia, and Washtenaw Counties
Thumbwind – Finding Fun in Michigan The site of the mysterious fort was first built in 1686 by the French. The Americans rebuilt the fort in 1814 and… 5 Mysterious… Read More »5 Mysterious Little Facts About Michigan’s Historic Fort Gratiot
Although most emergency and epidemic orders have been lifted, some DNR public facilities remain closed. Many state employees remain on mandatory telework, and the locations they traditionally work at will… Read More »Michigan DNR: What’s Open, What’s Closed This July 4th Holiday Weekend
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has issued a warning about Oak Wilt fungus being extremely prevalent this Spring and Summer.
One of the trees that are susceptible to the disease is the Northern Pin Oaks which are prevalent along the shore and in the dune forests and wood lots in the Upper Thumb.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services today issued a release urging caution around foam on lakes and rivers. We know many of our subscribers will be enjoying time outdoors with friends and family this holiday weekend, so we are sharing the update to help keep everyone informed.
Spring brings wonderful life to the woods of Michigan. If you see a fawn in the woods or your backyard, the mother doe is likely near.
Here are some hints on what to do if you find a fawn in the woods or your yard.
The Michigan DNR has solved a mystery regarding many swan deaths in Michigan’s Waterford Township.
DNR conservation officers have retrieved eight dead mute swans on Maceday Lake in Waterford Michigan