• Indianhead Point stands tall along the Pictured Rocks. Photo copyright Craig Blacklock

    Pictured Rocks

    National Lakeshore Michigan

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  • Grand Sable Dunes temporary closure to all public entry for visitor safety

    Grand Sable Dunes are rapidly eroding into Sable Creek and Lake Superior. The area from the Ghost Forest Trail north to Lake Superior then along the shoreline to the west side of Sable Creek is temporarily closed. Follow closure signs for your safety. More »

Green Resources

 
Other Websites: Listing of a website does not constitute endorsement of any product, service, or company. This is just a sampling of many good resources available on-line.

Battery Solutions (recycling)
Clean Environment Co. (low toxicity cleaning products)
EarthShell (food service packaging)
ebuild (about building products)
Guide to Buying an Efficient Vehicle (from carinsurancequotes.net)
Lamp Recyclers (battery and lamp recycling)
Michigan Soybean Promotion Council
National Biodiesel Board
Michigan Energy Options
Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation
Renewable Lubricants (biobased products)
Richcatt Green Solutions (biobased products)
stopwaste.org (Alameda County Waste Management Authority)
Terresolve (biobased products)
United Soybean Board
United Soybean Board - Biobased Solutions for Government
 
Resources to Download

The Green Industry Guide to Environmental Purchasing
Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
download pdf file from DEQ website

Green Cleaning
NPS Greenparks
Environmental Leadership Program
pdf file (2 pages)

HVAC Systems
NPS Greenparks
Environmental Leadership Program
pdf file (2 pages)

Landscaping
NPS Greenparks
Environmental Leadership Program
pdf file (2 pages)

Lighting
NPS Greenparks
Environmental Leadership Program
pdf file (2 pages)

100+ Best Management Practices:
Defining What a Green Park Looks Like
NPS Pacific West Region
pdf file (12 pages)

Environmental Purchasing Guide
NPS Pacific West Region
pdf file (175 pages)

Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Resource Manual
NPS Pacific West Region and EPA
pdf file (182 pages)

Green Janitorial Products & Practices
NPS Pacific West Region
pdf file (12 pages)

Green Office Practices Guide
NPS Pacific West Region
pdf file (23 pages)

Environmental Leadership
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
PowerPoint program

Solar Well Pumphouse / Kiosk Plans
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
pdf file (14 pages)
 
A Profile in Biobased Success: Michigan National Park Service Facility Manager Promotes Biobased Products to Parks and the Public
United Soybean Board
pdf file (2 pages)
 
For more information about the Environmental Leadership Program at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, please contact:

Facility Manager
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
P.O. Box 40
Munising, MI 49862-0040
906-387-2607, ext. 209
e-mail

Did You Know?

Bear claw scars on the smooth bark of an American beech tree.

Bear claw marks can be seen on the trunks of American beech trees because the bark is so smooth. Bears climb trees for safety and to eat beech nuts. The non-native beech bark disease is sweeping through Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, killing many beech trees. Trees scarred with bear claw marks will be harder to find. More...