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As hunting wanes, Michigan must sell itself to a new outdoors generation
MLive (7/20)
As traditional outdoor activities, like hunting and fishing, have waned in popularity, states like Michigan are starting to readjust their focus to outdoor activities popular with newer generations.

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore experiencing higher visitor numbers
9 & 10 News (10/27)
The Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, in Mich., is looking to have one of its best years yet, having seen over 1.3 million visitors so far this year.

An international trail around the Great Lakes is in the making
Michigan Radio (6/10)
The Lake Michigan Water Trail Association hopes to create an international trail system around the Great Lakes, stretching through eight states and the provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

COMMENTARY: National park makes for enjoyable, affordable 'stay-cation'
The Plain Dealer (5/18)
When you dream about vacation, why do you want to go? Tourism surveys find that top answers include: spending time with family; rest and relaxation; and adventure, fun, and excitement. Yet, you do not need to travel far to meet these goals.

Signs of a great time on the Great Lakes: New markers show way along water trails
Detroit Free Press (3/11)
The Tip of the Thumb Heritage Water Trail now is fully marked for 122 miles of Lake Huron shoreline, helping paddlers find launch areas, camping spots, interest points, and lighthouses along the coast.

Will latest effort to reorganize Michigan DNR lead to improvements?
The Grand Rapids Press (1/13)
To make the reorganization of the Michigan DNR work will take cooperation, leadership, and commitment on a scale not seen before.

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