Fall Colors 2021

From the mountains of Maine to Missouri’s scenic valleys, fall foliage in the Eastern Region is spectacular show each year!

Fall Color Report

Photo: Foote Pond on the Huron-Manistee National Forests. USDA Forest Service Photo.


Kirtland’s warbler census shows once-endangered songbird continues to thrive

Kirtlands Warbler Huron-Manistee National Forests

State and federal agencies and droves of volunteers have partnered to count Michigan’s Kirtland’s warbler population. The agencies recently announced that surveys conducted in June show the small songbirds have continued to flourish since their October 2019 removal from the federal list of endangered species.

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Detroit families venture to the Upper Peninsula gaining valuable connections

Hiking Hiawatha National Forest

This summer, thanks to some special Urban Connections funding and support from the Detroit Outdoors Collaborative, several Detroit families made an impactful journey to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Clear Lake Education Center in the Hiawatha National Forest, served as home base.

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