I invite you to join me on a journey into nature in North-Woods Revisited. We'll hit the trail at Chippewa Nature Center in Midland, Michigan and explore the wilderness of Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada.
We'll hop in my canoe to explore Michigan's Upper Peninsula at the Big Island Lake Wilderness Area and the wild and remote Craig Lake State Park.
Along the way, we'll discover a variety of birds and flowers, beaver, moose and a pesky chipmunk around my campsite. While each wild place has its own tale to tell, I've taken the liberty of adding a few thoughts of my own.
See you on the trail,
My parents first took me camping in a borrowed tent when I was five. From then on, I grew up exploring the woods and fell in love with it. Since 1995, I've worked at Chippewa Nature Center in Midland, Michigan. Our vision is to inspire people to protect the natural world. Whether I'm leading a group backpacking, kayaking, snowshoeing or birding or simply headed off alone in my a solo canoe, I try to be an acute observer of the interconnected web of life, of which we are all a part. Happily, I've gotten in the habit of taking my camera...