Stories tagged: "national parks"


The Arcadia Creek Festival Place, a park in downtown Kalamazoo.
It’s Parks and Rec Month, and Michigan’s Here to Help Communities Restore Their Local Beauty

Local parks that took a beating during the pandemic, but using spare COVID relief funds, Michigan is coming to the rescue of parks departments statewide.

In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, provided by the National Park Service, a 4-year-old female gray wolf emerges from her cage as it is released at Isle Royale National Park in Michigan. Wolf pups have been spotted again on Isle Royale, a hopeful sign in the effort to rebuild the predator species' population at the Lake Superior national park, scientists said Monday, July 12, 2021.
Wolf Populations Rebounding on Michigan’s Isle Royale

Two litters of wolf pups likely raised Isle Royale's population to over a dozen. That's great news for the national park's strained ecosystem.

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18 Things You Didn’t Know About Michigan’s National Parks

Haunted woods, shipwreck graveyards, prehistoric lava and the world’s most important wolf puppies—Michigan’s national parks have more history than you might have known.