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National Parks Birthday – 100 This Month! (Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore)

In Celebration of our National Parks Birthday which turns 100 on August 25th, here are shots of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It is named such because if the dells rock formations along the Lake Superior coast...

Broadening Horizons; 1997

1997 held “more of the same” (flowers and wildlife locally). But it turned out to be a big year for me (perhaps one of the biggest and certainly a turning-point in my photographic journey).  I made my first “photography-dedicated&#...

Nik Viveza Software

I have been slow to adopt third party software.  My thinking has always been (stubbornly in many cases) that I should be able to do it on my own in Photoshop.  And I still don’t doubt that is true.  I should be able to.  However, that does...
by LightCentric Photography Blog on Jul 22, 2012

Nik Viveza Software

I have been slow to adopt third party software.  My thinking has always been (stubbornly in many cases) that I should be able to do it on my in Photoshop.  And I still don’t doubt that is true.  I should be able to.  However,, that doesn&#...
by LightCentric Photography Blog on Jul 22, 2012

Great Lakes Invasive Plant Mgt Plan Environmental Assessment

March 21, 2011 Contacts:  Carmen Chapin, Great Lakes Inventory and Monitoring Network, 715-682-0631  ext. 30, carmen_chapin@nps.gov Bruce Leutscher, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, 906-387-2680, bruce_leutscher@nps.gov Great Lakes Invasive Plant...

Pictured Rocks Accepting Youth Conservation Corps Applications

Date: March 18, 2011 MUNISING, Michigan – A summer work is available for area youth people through the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.  Applicants between the ages of 15 and 18 may apply.  There ar...

Calendar – Paint the Parks

“Paint the Parks” is accepting entries for the 2011 competition, the deadline for entries is May 31. In recent years, a painting of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore won the grand prize overall, with several other entries depicting Pictur...

Announcements – Free Energy Conservation Opportunities

Alger County – Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the Superior Watershed Partnership have teamed up to offer Alger County residents free energy conservation opportunities. Alger Energy Savers, funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative...

Announcements – Paint the Parks Applications

Munising – “Paint the Parks” is accepting entries for the 2011 competition, the deadline for entries is May 31. In recent years, a painting of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore won the grand prize overall, with several other entries...

Calendar – Grand Island Education Center Planning Meeting – Feb. 11

Munising – The Grand Island Education Center is gearing up for its summer opening with the help of the Beich Future Stewards Foundation, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the U.S. Forest Service and the Clear Lake Education Center. It will be...

December Science Cafe Reveals Our Distant Past

December Science Cafe Reveals Our Distant Past On Thursday, December 9, Dr. John Anderton of Northern Michigan University will present a program at the monthly Science Cafe in Munising.  Dr. Anderton will talk about his recent archeological research...

Calendar – Women of Honor Observance – Sept. 14

Munising – The public is invited to attend the sixteenth annual Women of Honor Observance, sponsored by the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, to be held on Tuesday, September 14 at the Alger County Heritage Center, 1496 Washington Street in Mu...

The Woman of Honor Observance Tuesday September 14,2010

Annual Women of Honor Observance to be held on Tuesday, September 14. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is sponsoring the event. The program will be held at the Alger County Heritage Center located at 1496 Washington Street in Munising.  A social ha...

Calendar – Science Cafe – June 24

Munising – Science Cafe, hosted by the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, the Hiawatha National Forest, and the Seney National Wildlife Refuge, will be offered on Thursday, June 24 at 7 p.m. at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising.

Greater Munising Bay Partnership for Commerce Development – Business-After-Hours Event

Please join the Hiawatha National Forest, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, and Hiawatha Interpretive Association as they host the Greater Munising Bay Partnership for Commerce Development February Business-After-Hours networking social event on Mon...

Hot coffee. Fresh snow.

Heading into the weekend with lots of fresh, puffy snow and more on the way. What a refreshing change. The recent improvement  in weather will be a positive for local businesses as they host tourists and visitors to the Greater Munising Bay area. I...

News Release – Alger Parks and Recreation Department

January 2010 Adult Programs Step Aerobics – Water Aerobics – Yoga – Dance Movement – Boot Kamp  (Ages 14 & Up) The Fitness Center  – Personal Trainer The Healthiest Yooper Challenge – This is the year to...


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