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

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February 2011 Science Cafe

February 2011 Science Cafe

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News Release Date: January 31, 2011
Contact: Gregg Bruff, 906-387-2607, x202

Thursday, February 17, 7 p.m., at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore, 104 E Munising Ave., Munising.

 "Forsaken Out of the Way Places" Archaeological Investigations of Anishinabe Logging Camps in the Timber Lands of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

February's speaker is Eric Drake, Archeologist on the Hiawatha National Forest.

Did You Know?

The Grand Sable Dunes are located just west of Grand Marais, Michigan, in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

The Grand Sable Dunes are a federally designated Research Natural Area. The five square miles of dunes are an unusual glacial kame terrace with overlying dunes caused by fluctuating lake levels over the centuries. The dunes are located in Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, near Grand Marais, Mich. More...