Alcona Community High School students learn about soils from Jack Guy.



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Two Schools, Two Coastal Parks and A Too Cool Language Arts Project (The Guide)

The Guide - leading you to the best that Northeast Michigan has to offer.

By: Brandon Schroeder and Daniel Moffatt, special to The Guide.

Trading text books for hiking shoes and their classrooms for Thompson's Harbor and Negwegon State Parks, students from Rogers City and Alcona County schools are working to increase public awareness and contribute to the stewardship of these public lands...


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Thompson's Harbor State ParkThompson's Harbor State is situated along seven and a half miles of Lake Huron shoreline, this undeveloped park provides a rustic retreat for hikers exploring the park's six miles of trails.

Blake Gingrich with the Michigan DNR educated students on wetlands, recreation opportunities available at the park, and other opportunities with the DNR.

Brandon Schroeder with the Michigan Sea Grant taught students about the great lakes fisheries, coastal habitat and the vast biodiversity along the Lake Huron shoreline.

Daniel Moffatt taught students about sand dunes and swales at Thompsons Harbor State Park.