Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Officials Say Sea Lamprey Numbers Down Across Great LakesThe lamprey is an eel-like creature that uses its suction-cup mouth and sharp teeth to fasten itself to other fish and suck out their bodily fluids.
Huge Lake Trout Caught On Lake Superior [VIDEO]These guys' reactions are great. They scream, they exclaim, they proclaim, they're as excited as I've ever seen anyone in my life.
19th Century Sunken Ship Found 'Amazingly Intact' In Lake SuperiorA schooner that sank in 1899, killing nine people including the captain's wife and infant child, has been discovered in Lake Superior.
Report: Great Lake Water Levels Rebound From Concerning 2013 FiguresWater levels in Lakes Michigan, Huron and Superior are at least a foot higher than they were a year ago.
Under-The-Radar National ParksVacationers might be interested in visiting one of these under-the-radar national parks to get away from the large crowds and heavy traffic in the most popular parks, like Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon.
Sunset Over Lake Superior Wins Pure Michigan Online Photo ContestPure Michigan announced that Carla White of Christmas is the winner of the Michigan Moments Photo Contest. White’s winning photograph features a sunset over Lake Superior, just west of Bay Furnace Park in Christmas.
GM Sponsoring Educational Boat Excursions In UPGeneral Motors is sponsoring educational boat trips on Lake Superior this summer for Michigan school students on Michigan Technological University's research vessel, the RV Agassiz.
Experts To Discuss Low Great Lakes Water LevelsFederal experts will discuss the causes and potential consequences of low Great Lakes water levels during a Thursday seminar in Ann Arbor that also will be broadcast on the Web.
Great Lakes Levels Below Normal Next 6 MonthsWater levels across most of the Great Lakes are likely to remain well below average for the next six months, posing continued hardships for commercial vessels and tourist towns that cater to recreational boaters.
Snyder Signs $21M Bill To Dredge Michigan HarborsGov. Rick Snyder signed legislation earlier this week creating a $21 million program to deepen Michigan harbors that could become impassable to boats as parts of the Great Lakes hover near historically low levels.
Isle Royale Wolf Population At Risk: Michigan Tech StudyNo pups were apparently born to the wolf population on Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior in 2012, according to researchers at Michigan Technological University, which has been studying the interaction between the island park's wolves and moose for 55 years. Since wolves live only about five years in the wild, that means the island's wolf population may soon be gone.