Brian Walters
Holly Wright
Holly Wright, National Park Enthusiast

Holly Wright is an artist, citizen scientist, and lover of stories, in pursuit of protecting and celebrating water, habitat, and the living things that share this Earth. 

Little Things Like Lichens

To a thoughtful eye, an entire universe may seem to exist within the smallest of scenes. Present in the smallest pool of water, countless small organisms are carrying out biological processes—photosynthesizing, cycling nutrients throughout the food web, aerating the soil; some of life’s most…

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Winter Weather Awareness

Winter has arrived at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, creating ever-changing scenic landscapes and conditions ideal for snowy recreation. Whether our activity of choice is cross-country skiing at Alligator Hill, snowshoeing the Sleeping Bear Dunes dune climb, operating a snow mobile, ice…

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Winter Birdwatching

Wintertime in Michigan can present certain challenges, but it also brings a powerful beauty to the landscape of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore; rolling ice features transform each stretch of shoreline into frontiers of alien planets; glistening snow lays heavy on boughs of white pines…

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