Renewed Calls for Marine Sanctuary in Lake Michigan

The Sanctuary

In 2015 Congress considered adding a second underwater marine sanctuary in the Great Lakes.

There are renewed calls to confirm the new marine sanctuary in Wisconsin’s Lake Michigan waters.

Current Great Lakes Ice Coverage in 2021

Ice Gulls Lake

The Detroit Army Corps of Engineers have kept records of ice coverage going back to 1973. The map shows the extent of the maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes for each year.

We are tracking the Great Lakes Ice Coverage for the Winter of 2021.

7 Secrets to Learn About the Tawas Point Lighthouse

Tawas Point

Across Saginaw Bay from Michigan’s Thumb sits one of the prettiest lighthouses in Michigan.

The Michigan History Center has produced a video that offers viewers a virtual tour of climbing the lighthouse tower. As each step is made up of the tower, bits of history and fascinating design and functional aspects of the lighthouse are revealed. In the end, there is a little test you can take to on seven of the little aspects of the Tawas Point Lighthouse.