Birds of Michigan

Birds of Michigan a Great Gift for Birders

In today’s post, Stan Tekiela, author of the Birds of Michigan field guide, tells us where to sight birds in the Great Lakes State. Millions of people in Michigan have discovered the joy of bird-feeding. Setting out feeders is a simple and fun way to bring birds...

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Allen, Michigan—An Important Crossroads

In her book Little Michigan, Kathryn Houghton takes a nostalgic look at Michigan’s smallest towns; today, she takes us to Allen, the Antiques Capital of the World. The town built its first high school in 1869. Though the building burned down in 1913, the community came together...

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Little Michigan: Tiny Places, Big Stories

In her book, Little Michigan, writer and historian Kathryn Houghton shares the stories of 100 tiny Michigan towns, all with a population of fewer than 600 people. Scattered across the state from Copper Country in the far northern Upper Peninsula to tiny towns on the...

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More than 130 Michigan Waterfalls for You to Visit

In his book Waterfalls of Michigan, professional photographer and waterfall chaser Greg Kretovic guides you to more than 130 waterfalls in the Great Lakes State. The vast majority of waterfalls in Michigan are found in the Upper Peninsula—there’s only one waterfall in the Lower Peninsula—and Greg...

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