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Promote Michigan is exactly that — an outlet to promote all things about the Great Lakes State... It’s people, places and products from coast to coast to coast! Launched in August, 2004 by its passionate leader Dianna Stampfler, Promote Michigan prides itself on being an active face and voice for the state, by not only talking the talk, but walking the walk. Follow along on any of the social media channels listed below and discover (or rediscover) what makes Michigan the best of the best! Safe travels!

This Month on Promote Michigan

Recognizing Michigan’s State Symbols
Recognizing Michigan’s State Symbols

On March 4, 1955 (65 years ago), the eastern white pine tree (Pinus Strobus, also known as a “soft pine”) was adopted as the official State Tree of Michigan. This conifer tree can be found in almost every county of the Upper and Lower Peninsula, typically growing in mixed forests and sandy plains.

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Birding Soars in the Straits of Mackinac Area
Birding Soars in the Straits of Mackinac Area

Birding is currently the second fastest growing hobby in the United States after gardening, according to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service who also reports that over 2 million Michigan residents are birdwatchers. There are countless opportunities for viewing these winged wonders in and around the Mackinaw City area during the coming warm weather season.


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