Plan to put wind farm in Upper Peninsula forest gets community pushback | Michigan Radio – NPR

April, 5, 2019 | Kaye LaFond | Michigan Radio - NPR | The Environment Report Most wind energy projects in Michigan are on farmland in the southern part of the state. They are often controversial even there, but one company wants to put a wind farm in an Upper Peninsula forest. Many community members don’t feel … Continue reading Plan to put wind farm in Upper Peninsula forest gets community pushback | Michigan Radio – NPR

Highpointers Club headed back to Mt. Arvon July 2019, after 32 years.

Convention – 2019 Michigan – Thursday July 25 through Saturday July 27, 2019 Here is what we have set up for MI-2019.    The people in Baraga County are very enthused about us hosting the Convention there and supporting the counties local economy is a real plus for them.     The official dates of the … Continue reading Highpointers Club headed back to Mt. Arvon July 2019, after 32 years.

Huron National Wildlife Refuge.

Huron Islands Wilderness Eight small islands, totaling 147 acres, make up the Huron National Wildlife Refuge. It is located just three miles off the south shore of Lake Superior in Marquette County, Michigan. Huron National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1905 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife, especially the … Continue reading Huron National Wildlife Refuge.

We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River

We are all downstream. “The way we treat rivers reflects the way we treat each other” – Aldo Leopold Indian Lake Conservation Preserve | Upper Peninsula Land Conservancy Indian Lake is the source of an amazing amount of freshwater that thousands of people depend on for healthy drinking water, clean fish to eat, safe recreation of … Continue reading We are all downstream. Indian Lake Conservation Preserve Protects the Headwaters of the Peshekee River

Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon

Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon September 28, 2017 | Carl Stoddard | Capital News Service | Great Lakes Echo View of a clearing on Michigan’s Mount Arvon. Image: Wikimedia Commons. You won’t find Mount Arvon listed in many Michigan tour books, despite the peak’s lofty status as the highest point in the … Continue reading Hikers have a new Michigan favorite: Mount Arvon

Before this view is destroyed by Industrial Turbines – Take A Drive To The Top Of Mount Arvon.

Take An Unforgettable Drive To The Top Of Michigan’s Highest Mountain July 26, 2018 | Sophie Boudreau | onlyinyourstate.com Michigan When you consider landscapes in Michigan, towering hills might not be the first formations that come to mind. After all, our state is largely known for its gorgeous beaches, beautiful forests, and stunning sand dunes. … Continue reading Before this view is destroyed by Industrial Turbines – Take A Drive To The Top Of Mount Arvon.

The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.

The hypocrisy of destroying this in the name of green energy is beyond belief. This is Upper leatherby Falls, Lower Leatherby falls is located 1/4 mile downstream.If the Turbine Industrial project goes in there will be 500 foot turbines within a quarter mile of this location. Image: Upper Leatherby Falls by Nancy Haun. Nestled away … Continue reading The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.

Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

The photo is in Baraga County.  Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan