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NATURAL? Native-plant shorelines face image problems

August 30, 2013 Property owners believe their waterfronts are more natural than they really are, according to a recent University of Wisconsin survey. more »»

Grouse hunt, banquet draw near

August 30, 2013 It seems like summer just began in the Upper Peninsula, and now we’re set to launch into September. more »»

Gone fishin’

August 30, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Most anglers are targeting lake trout but those using high lines for salmon and trout had mixed results. more »»

New study questions river sand trap strategy

August 23, 2013 MARQUETTE — Researchers based in Marquette have potentially grave news for Michigan anglers: Hundreds of shallow basins dug into riverbeds to collect trout- and salmon-harming sediment might be mor... more »»

Fishing derby will offer a little bit extra

August 23, 2013 Lake Superior anglers will see a few new twists to this year’s Marquette Bay Classic fishing derby that should add a little more fun to the already popular event. more »»

Gone fishin’

August 23, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Produced a few limit catches of lake trout. Average size was 6 pounds but some were 12 to 15 pounds. more »»

Feds delay review of plan to drop wolf protections

August 16, 2013 TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — A federal agency is delaying an independent analysis of a plan to drop legal protections for wolves across most of the nation because of concerns about the selection of experts... more »»

Federal dollars igniting new partnership in Michigan

August 16, 2013 TRAVERSE CITY — Huron Pines, a nonprofit organization, recently received $171,000 from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Joint Venture Habitat Restoration and Protection Program. more »»

DNR invites public input on forest plans in several U.P. locations

August 16, 2013 MARQUETTE — The Department of Natural Resources will host open houses in September in Ishpeming, Naubinway and Kinross to provide information and receive public comment on proposed forest management... more »»

Ecology, culture

August 9, 2013 MARQUETTE — Native wild rice is revered by the Ojibwa, Pottawatomi and Odawa tribes as part of the prophecy that brought them to the Great Lakes region. more »»

Mystery of old photo unraveled

August 9, 2013 The mystery has been solved — and it didn’t take long. more »»

Unspoken tradition: Jumping off Black Rocks at Presque Isle Park is something that’s uniquely Marquette

August 2, 2013 MARQUETTE — There is no official website or club. There are no sign-up sheets, instructional tours or celebratory parades. And still everybody in Marquette, Mich. knows the tradition of Black Rocks. more »»

Wooden canoes to invade park

August 2, 2013 The Upper Peninsula is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders that are easily accessible for residents and visitors of the region to enjoy, including countless waterways that beckon to boaters... more »»

Low water is high time to plant area beaches

July 19, 2013 MARQUETTE — What makes a pretty Great Lakes shoreline? As lake levels drop and grasses and other plants sprout on once plant-free beaches, ecologists are encouraging waterfront property owners to se... more »»

Old photo takes us back in time

July 19, 2013 Time seems to move so much faster as you age, as if we’re in a hurry to get somewhere but aren’t quite sure what that where i. more »»

Oil and Water

July 12, 2013 SUPERIOR, Wis. — Calumet Specialty Products refinery in Superior Wis. wants to ship oil across Lake Superior by 2015 if it can find a customer, said Dave Podratz plant manager. more »»

Deer harvest report a good read

July 12, 2013 Although deer hunting is probably far from the thoughts of most sportsmen and women at this time, there is a group in the Upper Peninsula that is fully focused on the sport. The U.P. more »»

Gone fishin’

July 12, 2013 Upper Peninsula Marquette: Those targeting lake trout had success in waters less than 100 feet deep near Shot Point. more »»

Wind power on rise in Great Lakes region

July 5, 2013 By JAMES DAU Special to the Journal MARQUETTE — Nearly 70 percent of all new power plants built in the Great Lakes region use wind as an energy source, according to reports from the Federal Energy... more »»

DNR, others release 18,500 sturgeon in northern LP

July 5, 2013 WAVERLY TOWNSHIP, Mich. more »»



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