Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Description:

Michigan Islands National Wildlife Refuge is comprised of eight islands in Lakes Michigan and Huron. Thunder Bay and Scarecrow islands in Thunder Bay (near Alpena, MI), and Big and Little Charity islands in Saginaw Bay are managed by Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge in Saginaw, MI. Seney National Wildlife Refuge has management resonsibility for Gull, Pismire, Hat, and Shoe islands, part of the Beaver Island Group in the northern portion of Lake Michigan. In 1970, Scarecrow, Pismire, and Shoe islands were officially designated as Michigan Islands Wilderness Area. Big Charity and Thunder Bay islands have lighthouses and keeper's quarters.

Directions:

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Phone:

906-586-9851, 989-777-5930

Email:

michiganislands@fws.gov

Address:

Lakes Michigan and Huron, MI

Activities:

Organization:

FWS - Fish and Wildlife Service

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