August 1, 2020

Today, we know this complex of three charming log cabins as Mary Ann Lodge. It sits on the east bank of the Au Sable North Branch about six miles south of Lovells. Few people are aware that...

July 29, 2020

Please allow me to introduce myself. I am Bill Rapai, the interim executive director of the Kirtland’s Warbler Alliance. My organization was founded in 2013 as a project of Huron Pines. Toda...

June 8, 2020

Have you noticed a new shiny metal box on the south railing of Kellogg Bridge? The U.S. Geological Survey installed a water gauge at the bridge last fall and the gauge is now fully operation...

It All Started Because My Dad Wanted to Buy a Boat!

Our home town was, and remains today, Saginaw, Michigan, just south of Bay City, MI and, therefore, Saginaw Bay.  Saginaw Bay means “boatin...

May 2, 2020

BIGGER PRIZES FOR 2020! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES!

Get out your cameras and phones and use all your creative talents; then show off your best images. We had some outstanding entries last year,...

April 24, 2020

Ready for some good news?  Yes, there is some! While so many events and plans are being cancelled due to the Corona Virus, we are fortunate that the projects planned by Dr. Mark Luttenton, o...

September 11, 2019

Bob’s solitude was shattered by a sight no fisherman could imagine.  Fly rod in hand, he was studying a favorite stretch of the North Branch for clues to guide his first cast. A dozen folks...

July 21, 2019

The week of July 7th, the Foundation began and completed our first erosion mitigation project. The work was performed on the North Branch at a site 3 bends below Big Creek on the west bank....

June 29, 2019

The North Branch area has an abundance of things to enjoy: the scenery, fishing, hunting and kayaking are just a few of the pleasant activities. Our area is also blessed by a number of inter...

February 17, 2019

Although there have not been any definite conclusions to the cause of the reported  trout population decline, this foundation and some other dedicated groups have been diligently investigati...

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