22 Astonishing Michigan’s Scenic Byways for your Next Adventure

Michigan Scenic Byways

We were amazed to discover that Michigan has 22 scenic byways. These routes can be found from urban Detroit to the Keweenaw Peninsula in the U.P. These adventures can be part of any vacation itinerary.

33 Items to Include in Your Emergency Car Kit

Emergency Car Kit Highway

Planning on taking a drive to visit some of the must-see sites in Michigan this winter? When it comes to safety on the road, we should all have an emergency kit in our cars. In order to decide what to put in your kit, you need to take into account the weather in your area (here in Michigan, we know it will often be cold and snowy!) and what items will suit your family’s needs.

A Short History of the Saginaw Bay Fishery

Saginaw Bay Fishery

Editor Note: This is an excerpt of two reports that the Michigan DNR issued in 1977 and 2004. It offers a short history of the Saginaw Bay Fishery and the reasons for its collapse in the 1940s. The notes in the final part of this post reflect the situation on the Bay 15 years ago. … Read more

Michigan DNR Shuts Down Commercial Fishing in 2021

Great Lakes Whitefish

The Michigan Fish Producers Association representing the few commercial fishermen that remain in Michigan is suing the state’s Department of Natural Resources over changes to industry rules. Commercial fishermen were informed by the Michigan DNR that the agency did not renew commercial fishing licenses for 2021.