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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

February 15-19, 2018 marks the 51st Anniversary of the DULUTH BOAT, SPORTS, TRAVEL & RV SHOW at the DECC in Duluth, Minn. As always, the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in

tags: Boat Show, Lake Superior

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting Jan. 30 in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. The meeting will be 6-8 p.m.

tags: Environmental Impact, Lake Superior

Friday, December 29, 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced registration is open for the winter “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” program, which is set for Feb. 23-25, 2018 in Marquette County. This winter’s gathering will mark the 16th annual winter BOW program for women, ages 18 and older, who are seeking an opportunity to

tags: Fishing, Lake Superior, Dept of Natural Resources, Education

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The Office of Great Waters is inviting entries for its 10th annual photo contest and writing project. Send us your best photos, poetry or prose showcasing Lake Michigan, Lake Superior or the Mississippi River. Contest submissions will be accepted through February 1, 2018. Photos from all seasons are needed and will be accepted

tags: Lake Superior, Promotions & Giveaways

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A public meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 5 at the Lake Linden-Hubbel High School Auditorium in Lake Linden on saving the Buffalo Reef has been postponed due to blizzard conditions forecast for the Keweenaw Peninsula. “We will be rescheduling this meeting for early in the new year, but we have no date for that meeting

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Superior

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Many people associate water with rebirth and life itself, so it is no surprise that Sault Ste. Marie, with the St. Mary’s River winding through town and the river’s rapids at its feet, has been a gathering place for people looking to sustain themselves for more than 2,000 years. As the oldest city in Michigan and one of

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

On the list of the ‘Top 25 Best Adventure Destinations in the World’, Marquette County is right on the shores of Lake Superior in the heart of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Put in at Cinder Pond Marina, near downtown Marquette, or Presque Isle Marina, along the City Bike Path, with 160 slips total. From either marina,

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

For thousands of years, waves have been moving across hundreds of miles of cold, fresh Lake Superior water to create one of the most unique beaches in the world–the beach at Julian Bay. Located on the eastern shore of Stockton Island in the Apostle Islands, it faces out over the expansive 300 miles of Lake Superior. Due to the

tags: Destination, Lake Superior

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MADISON -- Those heading out to lakes and rivers are reminded to be on the lookout this summer for blue-green algae blooms on water bodies across the state. Some blue-green algae are capable of making toxins that can cause illnesses for people and animals who accidentally ingest or inhale water containing algae, or have prolonged skin

tags: Dept of Natural Resources, Environmental Impact, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Situated on the tip of Lake Superior, in the Duluth-Superior Harbor, Barker’s Island Marina is conveniently located on the doorstep of the greatest Great Lake. Your gateway to adventure this summer. Barker’s Island Marina is a full-service marina with first-class amenities and a first-rate service center with highly

tags: Lake Superior, Marina