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Conserving the Land Exhibit

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Presented by Beaumier Upper Peninsula Heritage Center at Beaumier U.P. Heritage center, Gries Hall, NMU, Marquette MI

Jun 27 2017
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Oct 21 2017
Conserving the Land Exhibit

The exhibition, “Conserving the Land,” looks at how citizen groups, non-profit and government agencies began to set aside tracks of land for preserving the U.P.’s natural resources.

Beginning with the Huron Mountain club in the 1880s, there was an ever growing effort to preserve the natural character of the U.P.’s landscape. In the 1890s, State and National Forests began to be designated throughout the United States in attempt to both provide for a sustainable logging industry and also to provide recreational opportunities and preserve the region’s natural wonders. In 1940, Isle Royale National Park was designated, helping preserve the undisturbed ecosystem on the remote island. In 1945, the largest state park in Michigan, Porcupine Mountain State Park, was

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ADMISSION INFO

Free

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

Center Summer Hours:

Monday through Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Semester Hours:

Monday through Wednesday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday – 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Friday – 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Beaumier U.P. Heritage center, Gries Hall, NMU

Marquette, MI 49855

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