Upper Peninsula of Michigan

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  • Grey Wolf Pros And Cons

    Grey Wolves Hunting The grey wolves of the upper peninsula of Michigan are again being threaten by its greatest predator, man. This majestic creature was once hunted to the brink of extension by man during the 18th and 19th century, but do in part to conservation efforts, the grey wolf made a health return. Once again, this creature future is being put into harm’s way by humans. What brought about this resurgence of hunting wolves once again? Concerns have been raised that the grey wolf is becoming a menace to the livestock and domestic animals throughout the Upper Peninsula. Michigan’s Natural Resource Commission has directed the state’s Department of Natural Resources also known as the DNR to issue limits for sportsman to hunt the grey…

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  • Hunting Wolves In Michigan

    What is the big deal about hunting wolves in Michigan? Wolf hunting would make a big difference in the hunting and the habitat of other animals. The large mammals are making it extremely hard to hunt or even trap other animals in the same habitat. The wolves are growing in population very rapidly and should be contained A couple of ways the animal may be contained is hunting, trapping, and relocation by the Department of Natural Resources. The migration of the canines south and across the…

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  • Personal Essay: Growing Up In Michigan

    Growing up in Michigan has been a dream come true. The sights and sounds of the Upper Peninsula are something out of a picture book. Looking out your living room window and overlooking one of the Great Lakes is something not everyone gets to experience. Moving away brought me to another great lake, another beautiful view, and more sights to see. Living in Michigan is like a never-ending tour of sightseeing. I consider myself truly lucky to live in such a wonderful place. Michigan did not take…

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  • The Importance Of The Proclamation Of 1763

    The Jesuits were missionaries from France. They came to Michigan to convert the Native Americans to Christianity in the 1600’s. They learned the languages of the Native Americans and attempted to preach the ways of Christianity to them, in hopes of saving their souls. They were not as successful as they had hoped to be. One of the well-known Jesuits was the Jesuit Priest, Father Jacques Marquette. Marquette founded St. Ignace, which first was a mission. We now know St. Ignace as a city of…

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  • What Is The Water Cycle Essay

    It is so important that humans can’t go more than four days without it. Water effects in more ways than you could imagine. It shapes the land we live on and has been doing so for tens of thousands of years. What makes this all possible is the water cycle. The cycle starts with evaporation. Water evaporates from lakes, rivers, streams and the ocean. It then rises into the atmosphere and condenses and forms clouds. Once the clouds get saturated with water molecules, precipitation happens. This…

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  • Patient Centered Medical Home Case Study

    In 2009, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) and its physician partners embarked on the nation’s largest patient-centered medical home (PCMH) designation program. The major goals of the program are to better manage patient care, reduce unnecessary tests, avoid unneccesary hospital admissions, and avoid emergency department visits. The project focuses on four areas of patient-centered medical home practices: care management, self-management support, care coordination, and linkage to…

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  • Michigan Glaciers

    planet. In Michigan especially, the effect that water has on the land can clearly be seen throughout the Upper and Lower Peninsulas. This change comes from rivers and lakes eroding, transporting, and depositing; glaciers carving the land and leaving behind water; and humans manipulating water for beneficial reasons. It’s no secret that Michigan is shaped by water simply due to the fact that it is surrounded by lakes on almost every border it has, but the rivers and lakes have more…

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  • Water Cycle In Michigan

    Michigan, particularly the Upper Peninsula, is rich in natural resources. Both deciduous and coniferous forests flourish, as well as the plants and wildlife that thrive in these habitats. Mining is popular in the area because of its rich mineral resources. Best of all, because the U.P. is nestled right in the middle of the Great Lakes, there is no shortage of fresh water. The water cycle is critical to the life of the area. As seen in the following image, during the cycle the water…

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  • Ebola Virus In Emily St. John Mendel's

    globe, eradicating most of the population. This pandemic of the Georgia Flu is very similar to the many Influenza, and Ebola, pandemics that have occurred across the world. Every virus has its own potential to damage the human race, but Influenza has been more effective than most in our history. According to Flu.gov, a government website dedicated to inform people of the dangers of the Influenza virus, approximately 50 million people were killed in the massive pandemic of 1918. Along with…

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  • Personal Narrative: Where Up North

    There isn’t anything more breathtaking than going Up North. If you’re not from Michigan you might be wondering, “Where up north?” In Michigan we use “up north” as a term for the upper half of the mitten, I’d say from the top of the thumb up. The UP (Upper Peninsula) can be considered Up North but normally it's just the UP. Trust me when I say, you know when you’re Up North. The traffic gets thinner, the trees get thicker, and the towns are terribly small. If you blink, you miss them. As a…

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