Seney Wildlife Refuge

While driving down Highway 77 in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, road construction brings me to a halt. As I wait for the construction worker to turn his sign to ‘GO,’ I notice a family of trumpeter swans swimming in a marsh next to the road. I realize I’m sitting in front of Seney Wildlife…

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore was established in 1966, and was the first of its kind in the United States. Within its boundaries there are over 73,000 pristine acres, but it’s the fifteen miles of cliffs bordering the south end of Lake Superior that is the focus of the cruise I’m about to embark on. Looming…