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2010-11-11 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced a multi-year StationView Essentials contract with Barrington Broadcasting for NBC-affiliate, WPBN, and ABC-affiliate, WGTU, in Traverse City, Michigan. Barrington Broadcasting will introduce Rentrak ratings to their diary market stations in order to demonstrate geographic strengths...

2010-08-13 16:00:00

Seven Winners to Receive Getaways and Gift Cards LANSING, Mich., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) Interim Executive Director Gary Heidel and State Historic Preservation Officer Brian Conway announced the winners of the state's first historic preservation photo contest. The contest, held from May 1 through July 31, began as part of the recognition of National Historic Preservation Month in May. "Clearly, people throughout the state...

2010-07-30 07:30:00

SALEM, Ore., July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ad Systems Communications, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ADSY), a leading service provider of digital media and video communications for all major cable TV networks, announces today that it has secured third and fourth quarter ad insertion contracts from two large auto dealerships in Pittsburgh and Northern Michigan. Adding to an already impressive roster of national automotive advertisers, Ad Systems continues to grow its TV ad revenue in both...

2010-05-20 09:05:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 1.1 million Michiganians will travel on vacation during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, launching the start of the 2010 summer travel season, says AAA Michigan. State travel is projected to be up slightly from last year, while AAA projects 32.1 million travelers nationally, a 5.4 percent increase. Of Michigan's travelers, 946,403 -- 86 percent - will drive by motor vehicle, on par with last year. They will find gas prices about 40...

2010-05-17 10:31:00

QUEBEC CITY, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - To view this Social Media Release, please enter the following address in your web browser. http://smr.newswire.ca/en/groupe-le-massif-inc/mandat-train-touristique-charlevoix /NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: Photos accompanying this release are available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/ SOURCE Massif de Charlevoix

2010-05-13 09:00:00

ROSCOMMON, Mich., May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kirtland's Warbler Wildlife Festival (KWWF) has drawn thousands of birding and nature enthusiasts to its annual "celebration of nature" held on the third Saturday in May at Kirtland Community College's main campus near Roscommon. This year, the festival will also help celebrate a very important anniversary, as well as a gracious donation that will benefit the area's wildlife for years to come. Global ReLeaf, American Forests' education and...

2010-04-26 11:00:00

LANSING, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A place of unspoiled nature and breathtaking scenery, a land rich with awe-inspiring photo opportunities, the beauty and newness of spring -- that's Pure Michigan. And so is the new book, aptly named after Michigan's widely successful tourism campaign, which quite literally puts the Great Lake State's abundant natural beauty, authentic destinations and unique experiences at your fingertips. Pure Michigan: Spring (the book) is the result of the Pure...

2010-03-25 14:17:00

LANSING, Mich., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Michigan legislature saddled up and passed a compromise version of the Right to Ride legislation. With concurrence, the measure now gallops to Governor Granholm. SB 578 and HB 4610 are tie-barred legislation to protect public access, use and enjoyment of state owned land in Michigan. The bills received overwhelming bi-partisan support in both the Michigan House of Representatives and State Senate. "Riders come from all over to...

2010-01-29 13:01:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Grayling USA, the global Public Relations, Public Affairs, Investor Relations and Events consultancy, announced today the official launch of its new, comprehensive website, www.grayling.com, reflecting its recent integration and global branding campaign. The website reflects Grayling's expanded worldwide presence and capabilities following the merger of Grayling, Trimedia and Mmd. Grayling today stands as the second largest independent communications firm...

2009-12-17 09:37:00

BOSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Hancock Financial will donate 35,000 trees to the American Forests' 2010 Kirtland's Warbler Habitat Creation project in the Huron Manistee Forest. The project is designed to provide habitat restoration for the Kirtland's Warbler, an endangered species song bird which requires both the particular Jack Pine species to nest in and scattered openings of land to fulfill their habitat needs. As part of a celebration of ten years as a public company,...

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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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