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Sleeping Bear Dunes named one of 21 best beaches by National Geographic

Photo by GEOSTILLS

Photo by GEOSTILLS

A popular Michigan tourism destination made it onto a National Geographic list of the 21 best beaches in the world.

Sleeping Bear Dunes named one of the best 21 beaches in the world by National Geographic. Continue reading

Over 700 acres of forest purchased by Leelanau Conservancy

PW Fall 014 WEB (1)Over 700 acres of forest land was purchased by the Leelanau Conservancy last week for 4.1 million dollars. The land was the largest contiguous tract of privately owned land remaining in Leelanau County.

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New program at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park aimed at dog owners

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The title of bark ranger could be yours at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Park.

The volunteer will bring their dog to the lakeshore trails and educate other pet owners about pet rules and park information. Continue reading

Congress approves bill protecting Sleeping Bear Dunes

Photo courtesy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Photo courtesy Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.

Congress has approved legislation designating part of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore as a wilderness area.

The designation protects 32,500 acres of land from future development, while still allowing existing uses of the land to continue.
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