Nature In Northern Michigan Articles

Experience the Art of Forest Bathing in Northern Michigan’s Woods

Northern Michigan is synonymous with lush spring wildflower walks, summer evening strolls, fall color hikes and winter snowshoe treks. But have you...

Visit Treat Farm in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Explore this beautiful trail and Treat Farm in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore this winter in Northern Michigan. This article first...

Photo Essay: Go Snowshoeing at Canyon Falls in the Upper Peninsula

Deep winter dispatch: A photographer snowshoes into the Upper Peninsula's snow-coated Canyon Falls to bear witness to the quiet intensity winter has...

Ultimate Aurora Viewing: The Best Place to View Northern Lights in Michigan

You’ve probably heard that 2024 is going to be a peak time to experience northern lights—the best year in a decade, actually. If you’re thinking...

Where the Wild Things Are: Meet Artist Dani Knoph-Davis

Artist Dani Knoph-Davis uses her talent to create breathtaking art that helps to preserve endangered species. This is a web original article from...

This Northern Michigan Hike Delivers Autumnal Bliss

Head to Benzie County for a Northern Michigan hike that delivers serene autumnal bliss. This article first appeared in Traverse Northern Michigan....

July Swoon List: What Our Editors Are Obsessed with This Month

A swashbuckling family adventure on the Straits of Mackinac. Popsicles at the farmers market. New book releases. Mmm! July is just dandy. Here’s...

Explore Northern Michigan’s Everglades at Cedar River Preserve

It doesn't get better than a summer paddle in Northern Michigan. Head to Cedar River Preserve to get up close and personal to this undisturbed...

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Our Natural World

A Week With Piping Plovers on North Manitou

Michigan Cougar Sightings Tracked by DNR Team

In Search of Moose on Isle Royale...and Bones

Four Things You Might Not Know About Mackinac Lilacs

Chasing the Northern Lights

Can the Michigan Arctic Grayling Make a Return?

The Splendor of the Eben Ice Caves in the UP

Where and How to Spot a Snowy Owl in Northern Michigan

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