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Fireside Chats 2011

2011 Fireside Chats Schedule

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News Release Date: January 31, 2011
Contact: Pam Baker, 906-387-3700

Wednesday, February 9, 7 p.m. at Munising Falls Interpretive Center, 1505 Sand Point Road, Munising
Matt Zika from the National Weather Service (NOAA) and "Winter Weather in the U.P."

Thursday, February 24, 7 p.m. at Alger Heritage Center, 1496 Washington Street, Munising
Jack Deo from Superior Views and "The 1868 Michigan University Party Excursion to Lake Superior"

Thursday, March 3, 7 p.m. at Munising Falls Interpretive Center, 1505 Sand Point Road, Munising
Dean Beyer, Ph.D, Wildlife Research Biologist from the Michigan DNRE and "Moose Research in the Upper Peninsula."

Did You Know?

The former Grand Marais Coast Guard Station now serves as a Ranger Station at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

When the 729-foot freighter S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald went down on November 10, 1975, the last land-based communication to the ship was from the Grand Marais Coast Guard Station. This station and the Munising USCG Station are now managed by Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. More...