Brian Walters

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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