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May 15, 2010
The Daily News

Granite Bluff success

Anthony Borkowski of Breitung Township harvested a 19-pound turkey in the Granite Bluff area during the Michigan spring hunt.

Public invited to Fumee Lake walks

QUINNESEC -The Fumee Lake Commission invites the public to come enjoy the Fumee Natural Area on the next two Saturdays.

On Saturday, May 22, at 7 a.m., Greg Cleary will guide a bird watching walk around Little Fumee Lake.

Bring binoculars, bird guide and wear comfortable walking shoes.

Meet at the east parking lot off the Upper Pine Creek Road.

On Saturday, May 29, Phyllis Carlson will guide a wild flower walk around Little Fumee Lake at 8 a.m.

A magnifying glass, flower guide and comfortable walking shoes are suggested. Meet at the east parking lot off the Upper Pine Creek Road.

There is no charge to attend either walk.

For more information, contact Phyllis at (906) 774-5868 or by email at

Bewabic State Park bird walk on May 22

CRYSTAL FALLS -A schedule has been announced for the seventh annual Michi-consin Bird and Nature Watch sponsored by Crystal Waters Resort and Lee LeBlanc Audubon Club.

On Saturday, May 22, at 7 a.m., Audubon President and ornithologist Beth Rogers will lead the bird watch through Bewabic State Park, a migratory hot spot.

As many as 50 different birds have been sighted during a single walk. The walk will begin at the pavilion and will take approximately two hours.

Rogers holds a doctorate degree in ornithology from Michigan State University and a masters in environmental education from Southern Oregon State University.

As a research ecologist for an environmental consulting firm, and president of Lee LeBlanc Audubon chapter, she thoroughly enjoys the chance to share her knowledge and experience with others.

A slide presentation by Jim Hammill will be given on Wednesday, June 30 at 7 p.m. It will be held in Fellowship Hall at United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls.

Please look for an update in upcoming papers. If you would like to attend any of the programs or have any questions, please call the resort at (906) 875-3195.



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