Mystery of the Remains of An Michigan Indian Chief Found Near Bay Port In 1933

Chippewa Indian Chief

In the 1920s, there was a flurry of archaeological activity in Michigan to record and catalog Native American villages, garden beds, and burial mounds. As a result, the entire Saginaw Valley has 100s of identified sites. The identification, and looting, of Indian artifacts from burial mounds, was a common occurrence.

MDNR Concludes 2022 fisheries survey For Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Saginaw Bay

Fisheries Survey

We have been waiting for the latest fisheries survey since the summer ended. One of our most popular posts is entitled What Happened To All The Yellow Perch In Saginaw Bay? It was a 2020 interview with Tom Goniea, a Senior Fish Biologist within the Fisheries division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources on … Read more

Lake Michigan Beach Access Case – Supreme Court Won’t Consider Pleas Of Lake Michigan Shoreline Owners Who Wanted to Prevent Use

Mom and Daughter Playing on Caseville Beach

Despite competing arguments from private property owners, local residents, and environmental groups, the Supreme Court effectively determined that citizens’ beach access rights extend beyond the water to an administratively established boundary on the shore, regardless of beach ownership.