Do you have what it takes to be a surfman of the US Lifesaving Service? To find out, join park rangers on Thursdays from 1:15-3 pm at the Maritime Museum to complete a series of stations as part of the rescue duties of the surfman stationed the Sleeping Bear Point Station. Stations will set up
Always wanted to learn to fish? Curious about local fish species? Need more information about fishing regulations, or preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species? The wait is over! Stop by Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore for a day of festivities aiming to provide safe and barrier-free opportunities to engage youth (primarily K-5th graders) in fishing!
Food has meant more to the Anishinaabek than simple subsistence. It has provided economics, told time and is a central part of cultural practices. This unique talk not only discusses the history and importance of indigenous foods of the Great Lakes to the Anishinaabek but samples of native food will be provided to the audience.
Native American populations were subjected to laws and policies forced to assimilate them into American culture and society. These policies accumulated into Indian boarding schools. These institutions of forced assimilation operated for a century and totaled 400 across the country, including 4 in Michigan. This talk will look at the creation of the schools and
At the Dune Climb, please park in the row furthest from the dunes with your headlights facing M-109. Volunteers will be assisting with parking. Drop-in telescope and information stations will be available for you to visit at your leisure. Be sure to stop by the ranger greeter table in the parking lot at the Dune