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2012-06-25 23:01:58

Sven Michael Davison´s historical fiction Novel: “Dreams Faith & Ammunition” was officially published on June 21, 2012. Three timelines, two central characters, and one rough ride. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 “If Bollywood made books, they might produce something like ℠Dreams, Faith & Ammunition.´ There´s even a bit of live performance singing in it.” Author Sven Michael Davison says with a smirk. The novel chronicles life on...

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...

2011-07-13 12:30:00

Five Major Parks In or Near Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin Highlighted; Significant and Growing Impact on Beaches, Wildlife, Tourism Revenue and Jobs Detailed. CHICAGO, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five major Great Lakes national parks are already feeling the impact of climate change in the forms of rising temperatures, decreased winter ice, eroding shorelines, spreading disease, and a crowding out of key wildlife and plant life, according to a major new...

2011-06-30 14:57:00

DETROIT, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy is celebrating its 10th year as a National Cherry Festival sponsor by providing a $150,000 contribution to the Traverse City Bayfront Plan. The DTE Energy Foundation will provide a three-year grant in support of a project that highlights the community's most valued resource and honors one of the city's most respected native sons, former Gov. William G. Milliken. The grant will underwrite the William G. Milliken Children's Stream, a...

2011-05-19 09:40:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1.1 million Michiganians will travel on vacation during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, launching the start of the 2011 summer travel season, says AAA Michigan. State travel is projected to be up slightly from last year, while AAA projects 34.9 million travelers nationally, a slim increase of .02 percent. The Memorial Day holiday travel period is defined as Thursday, May 26 to Monday, May 30. (Logo:...

2011-02-10 09:32:00

PETOSKEY, Mich., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkmobile USA, Inc. announced today an innovative new service that will allow residents and visitors in Petoskey to save time and money by using their mobile phone to pay for parking. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100414/CL86518LOGO ) "Parkmobile is very excited to launch our pay by phone parking service with the City of Petoskey," said Albert Bogaard, President & CEO of Parkmobile USA, Inc. "With this technology, customers...

2010-12-16 14:41:00

DETROIT, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beginning January 2011, television viewers in mid- and northern Michigan will get an opportunity to delve into the minds and motives of business leaders through their local PBS station. WCMU, Central Michigan University Public Television, will begin broadcasting "Leaders on Leadership" at 3:30 p.m. Sundays starting January 2. Each half-hour edition seeks to reveal the character, drive and ambition of chief executives renowned for their...


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Huron-Manistee National Forests
2013-11-01 12:56:11

Huron-Manistee National Forests are two national forests located in the lower peninsula of Michigan. The forests were combined in 1945 and hold 978,906 acres of public lands, wetlands, and other lands and waters. Huron National Forest, established in 1909, and Manistee National Forest, established in 1938, are not connected, but they had to be combined due to administrative issues. The Huron area is prone to fires, because of the large numbers of the highly flammable Jack Pine tree. The...

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