If you’re at a Great Lakes park this summer, you might read poetry on signs where you expect to find information. Nature poems masquerading as official park signs can be found throughout Apostle Islands, Pictured Rocks, and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshores, as well as Isle Royale National Park at trails, vistas, and beaches as part of the National Park Service’s centennial celebration.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Restoration work on some wetlands at the Great Marsh at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is coming this spring.
Barring cloudy skies, some great stargazing from Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Indiana is planned for early next month.
If you live near Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Indiana, hope for clear skies Sunday night and head to the lakeshore to watch the super moon rise over the lakeshore.
Taiga is a word of just two syllables, and yet it connotes remoteness. Its synonym – boreal – is slightly more familiar, though it too conjures the distant, the mysterious. But if you travel to the Great Lakes, to the national lakeshores that line the southern shores of those inland oceans known as Superior and Michigan, you can find yourself deep in the coniferous forests, the taiga or boreal forests, more familiar to the Canadian landscapes to the north.
Wave action at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Indiana has forced the National Park Service to close the Central Avenue Beach for the foreseeable future due to erosion.
The National Park Service will offer ranger-guided hikes on Mount Baldy this summer at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The hikes will use a trail on the western edge of the dune that has been determined to be safe from holes.
If you're going to poach wildlife in a unit of the National Park System, don't leave a tree stand in place where someone might spot it.
With no available money to truck in 74,000 cubic yards of sand to replenish one of their beaches, officials at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore are hoping fencing and vegetation will help them preserve a beachfront that storms last fall took a big chunk out of.