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Two great stories about the rehabilitation of bobcats, redemtion, following your moral code.

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SO often in life there are things we regret. It is seldom that we get the opportunity to make up for them.

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The story of Fuzzy

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I had the pleasure of meeting Fuzzy, and shed a few tears from his story. 

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The unspoken tradition: cliff jumping at Marquette’s Blackrocks | Great Lakes Echo

The unspoken tradition: cliff jumping at Marquette’s Blackrocks | Great Lakes Echo | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
Blackrocks, at the Presque Isle Park lakeshore, hosts an unofficial yet well known tradition: cliff jumping, about 20-30 feet into the (sometimes frigid) waters of Lake Superior.
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It is a family favorite tradition when in Marquette to jump Black Rocks.

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I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site

I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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Fuzzy is a great story from my compasionate animal rehabilitation friend.

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Experience 231 Smartphone App | Grand Traverse Conservation District

Experience 231 Smartphone App | Grand Traverse Conservation District | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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Makes me want to get a smartphone, just for the app. 

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U-M Water Center Awards $570k in Great Lakes Restoration Grants

The new University of Michigan Water Center today awarded 12 research grants, totaling nearly $570,000, to support Great Lakes restoration and protection efforts.
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To help us restore preserve and protect the beauty of Michigan.

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Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve | Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy

Arcadia Dunes: The C.S. Mott Nature Preserve | Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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The trillium is in full bloom at Dowagiac Woods Nature Sanctuary! This beautiful photo was captured by Judy Kepler at the sanctuary this past weekend

The trillium is in full bloom at Dowagiac Woods Nature Sanctuary! This beautiful photo was captured by Judy Kepler at the sanctuary this past weekend | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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Study finds fungi, not plant matter, responsible for most carbon sequestration in northern forests

Study finds fungi, not plant matter, responsible for most carbon sequestration in northern forests | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A new study undertaken by a diverse group of scientists in Sweden has found that contrary to popular belief, most of the carbon that is sequestered in northern boreal forests comes about due to fungi that live on and in tree roots,...
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Disappearing ice spells uncertain future for Lake Superior | Great Lakes Echo

Disappearing ice spells uncertain future for Lake Superior | Great Lakes Echo | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
A recent study indicates drastic ice loss on the Great Lakes over the last 40 years could have a negative impact on Great Lakes environments.
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The Raisin Cluster - The Stewardship Network

The Raisin Cluster - The Stewardship Network | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
The Stewardship Network builds the capacity of organizations, individuals, and businesses to preserve, restore, and manage Michigan's natural lands and waters.
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Trail Rights

Trail Rights | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
Trail Rights Recently my friend complained about people walking in the cross country ski trails we have been making and skiing on this winter. The offending person had walked quite a distance in th...
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Plant Milkweed

Plant Milkweed | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
I am looking forward to the fragrance of milkweed while walking this spring. I keep a wild space in my yard for monarch butterflies. I can't imagine children not being raised watching the caterpill...
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Wild rice mounts a comeback for culture and ecology

Wild rice mounts a comeback for culture and ecology | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
Once common in Michigan’s rivers and lakes, sizable beds of wild rice have dwindled to less than a dozen, the result of invasive species, higher water levels from dams and lakefront property owners...
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I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site

I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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Raising ducks with the help of a goose.

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I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site

I Believe in Furry Tales | Just another WordPress site | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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Tales of working with Tails. This site is a fun collection stories of escapades and pictures of being a wild animal rehabilitator in Northern Michigan. Enjoy! 

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Outdoor Michigan : Lake Ann Pathway

Outdoor Michigan : Lake Ann Pathway | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
Outdoor activities in michigan
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Hiking, Biking, Kayaking this is one area of northern Michigan everyone should get out and enjoy. 

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Deadman's Hill Loop - Jordan River Pathway - Michigan Trail Maps

Deadman's Hill Loop - Jordan River Pathway - Michigan Trail Maps | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
Deadman's Hill Loop includes a downhill section in the beginning and some uphill walking at the end, but the trail is wide, easy to follow, and a hike that can be accomplished in a pair of sturdy tennis shoes.
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Fossil Hike

Fossil Hike | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
Today we hiked Whaleback near Leland, MI. Early spring only rare snow piles in the woods. Trillium almost in bloom, Dutchman's breeches, hepatica and leeks thick in the woods. Canopy just beginning...
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Dreaming of Spring

Dreaming of Spring | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
For those of you who live in the north country you know that just because the calendar says it's spring doesn't mean it is so. April can be a long month, with not enough snow to continue your winte...
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The Michigan Nature Association | News & Events | 2012 Photo Contest Results

The Michigan Nature Association | News & Events | 2012 Photo Contest Results | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
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Dead Bird Hike

Dead Bird Hike | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
   For several years hundreds of dead loons have washed ashore from Sleeping Bear Dunes north to the Upper Peninsula.  Most of the time hiking is enjoyable, nourishes the soul, a great exercise. Bu...
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Maple Bay Natural Area

Maple Bay Natural Area | Northern Michigan Delights | Scoop.it
                    Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy: Maple Bay Natural Area information  
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