Upper Peninsula

Michigan DNR Approves Graymont Land Transaction

Tags: Graymont, mining, Upper Peninsula

Yesterday, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh announced the agency's approval of the largest single public land deal in Michigan history.

The Candian mining company Graymont will purchase 1,806 acres of land, 7,026 acres of mineral rights and acquire an additional 830 acres of state-owned land through a land exchange in the Upper Peninsula.

Energy Roundtable in Marquette

Tags: business, energy, Marquette, Upper Peninsula

When it comes to the topic of energy, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan has a different story to tell than most of the rest of the state. The Presque Isle coal power plant sits on the shore of Lake Superior north of Marquette. The power plant, owned by Wisconsin Energy Power Company, is slated to be retired but has been kept running due to concerns about reliable power moving forward.

Field Notes: Michigan LCV Member Reports on DNR's Visit to Marquette

Tags: dnr, public land, recreation, Upper Peninsula

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) visited Marquette last week for input on their land management plan for Michigan. Michigan LCV member Adam Robarge attended the DNR's public meeting. Here is his report. 

Why I Love Michigan and Our Legislature Should Too

Tags: Great Lakes, Lake Michigan, land cap bill, Michigan House, Michigan Senate, Pure Michigan, Sleeping Bear Dunes, Upper Peninsula

By Jeff Sorensen

Photo: The Lake Michigan Overlook at Pierce Stocking near Glen Arbor, MI.

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