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Oak Wilt a Threat to Michigan Thumb’s Red Oaks

Thumbwind – Finding Fun in Michigan's Thumb

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.

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Get Five decades of Great Lakes Ice Coverage Data

Learning the major effects of ice on the Great Lakes will be crucial. Access to ice cover data is essential. Ice on the Fantastic Lakes impacts many societal benefits provided by the lakes, from hydropower generation to commercial freight to commercial and recreational fishing. Thumbwind has been tracking the 2021s Great Lakes Ice Coverage.

5 Free News Feeds Reviewed for Publishing Automated Blogs

Setting up an automated blog using free news feeds is tricky. There are copyright issues with republishing someone else’s content on your site and search engines tend to punish the rankings on those sites with duplicate content.

We review the top 5 copyright-free content providers for news and featured articles that would be suitable for an automated blog or website.