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Scientists Find Evidence Of Pre-Historic 'Lost World' Beneath Lake Huron
2012-01-10 06:21:37

Communities of anthropologists throughout the world are buzzing with excitement as researchers in U.S. and Canada have reported finding an unusual wooden pole at the bottom of Lake Huron, leading to speculation that they may have stumbled upon artifacts from a “lost world” of previously unknown ancient North American caribou hunters. Experts believe that this prehistoric nomadic people may have had a “kill site” in the U.S.-Canada border region some 10,000 years...

Image 1 - Divers Retrieve Prehistoric Wood From Lake Huron
2011-12-13 03:54:49

[ Watch the Video ] Under the cold clear waters of Lake Huron, University of Michigan researchers have found a five-and-a-half foot-long, pole-shaped piece of wood that is 8,900 years old. The wood, which is tapered and beveled on one side in a way that looks deliberate, may provide important clues to a mysterious period in North American prehistory. "This was the stage when humans gradually shifted from hunting large mammals like mastodon and caribou to fishing, gathering and...

2011-10-22 07:00:00

Imagine having a birds-eye view of the Great Lakes coastline anywhere in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan including the shorelines of Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron. Now you can! The Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP) is proud to announce the Great Lakes Shoreviewer a free online imagery tool that provides over 1,400 miles of beautiful color photography for the entire Upper Peninsula shoreline. Madison, WI (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Great Lakes coastal photos and conservation...

2011-07-22 13:59:00

PORT HURON, Mich., July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bayview Yacht Club announced today that the "Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race" will broadcast all 15 sailboat class starts Saturday from Lake Huron via live video web streaming at www.bycmack.com for the first time in the 87-year history of the race. "We are very excited to share our race with the world with this first live video web streaming," said Commodore John Burke. "This is an ambitious undertaking and we hope it will work to our...

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2011-04-14 13:15:00

The ongoing spread of non-native mussels in the Great Lakes has caused "massive, ecosystem-wide changes" throughout lakes Michigan and Huron, two of the planet's largest freshwater lakes, according to a new University of Michigan-led study. The blitzkrieg advance of two closely related species of mussels"”the zebra and quagga"”is stripping the lakes of their life-supporting algae, resulting in a remarkable ecological transformation and threatening the multibillion-dollar U.S....

2009-08-06 13:56:21

A U.S. and Canadian study says the low water levels in Lakes Michigan and Huron during nearly all of the last decade were only natural. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel said Thursday the study into whether erosion in the St. Clair River is to blame for the reduced Lakes Michigan and Huron water levels found that nothing likely needs to be done to improve the natural situation. The St. Clair serves as the main outflow for the two lakes, part of the Midwest's Great Lakes system. The river's...

2009-07-29 09:00:00

MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island's largest and most diverse resort, is announcing a "Last Days of Summer" special, a five-day sale beginning Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7. Guests who book a new vacation reservation during that five-day period will receive room rates starting at $129 on any date in August based on availability. A savings of over 35% off the standard room rate. There are no restrictions or blackout dates....

2009-07-21 08:10:00

LANSING, Mich., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time sailing fans around the world will be able to monitor the Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race with Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking technology available exclusively at michigan.org/gps. This year marks 85 consecutive years for this premier event on Lake Huron organized by Detroit's Bayview Yacht Club. The historic race begins in Port Huron on July 25 with more than 250 sailboats and 2,500 crew members headed north for the...

2009-07-17 08:10:00

LANSING, Mich., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Month long activities for the entire family are in full swing in Port Huron, one of Michigan's popular summertime destinations. Boat Month activities include the Boats, Balloons & BBQ Festival, Port Huron Coast Guard Days, Black River Raft-Off, and the Port Huron Carnival. The Pure Michigan Bayview Mackinac Race begins in Port Huron on July 25 with more than 250 sailboats and 2,500 crew members headed due north for the Mackinac Island finish...


Latest Lake Huron Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 09:02:53

Symbol: TABI Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK, ME, MI, WI Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division  ...

2012-06-14 09:02:57

Symbol: TABIH Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CHBIH Chrysanthemum bipinnatum L. ssp. huronense (Nutt.) Hultén   TAHU Tanacetum huronense Nutt.   TAHUB Tanacetum huronense Nutt. var. bifarium Fernald   TAHUF Tanacetum huronense Nutt. var. floccosum Raup   TAHUJ Tanacetum huronense Nutt. var. johannense Fernald...

2012-06-14 09:02:57

Symbol: TABIB Group: Dicot Family: Asteraceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: AK    N CAN    N Synonyms:   CHBI4 Chrysanthemum bipinnatum L. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AK Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants...

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