My Favorite Spot

Way back in 2014 my family and I starting fighting for something very special to us. About a mile from my childhood home, at the end of a road called New Holland, there is an access point to Lake Michigan. I use to walk or take my bike down there to visit the lake all the … Continue reading My Favorite Spot

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Frack Attack

With most introductions to the newest trend in “clean energy” the public response is explosive. In the Midwest we are seeing this with hydrologic fracturing (or “fracking”), a process used to extract natural gas from deep in the ground. Pictured right is a shale map from U.S. Energy Information Administration. With nationwide reports of water … Continue reading Frack Attack

This lake is my lake; this lake is your lake…

Our lakes are in trouble, which threatens to drag down an already stressed economy in the Great Lakes region. A study was released this month by the National Wildlife Federation called- Feast and Famine in the Great Lakes: How Nutrients and Invasive Species Interact to Overwhelm the Coasts and Starve Offshore Waters, about the greatest … Continue reading This lake is my lake; this lake is your lake…