MSU launches EverGreen student-athlete marketing

MSU vs Wisconsin by Matt Hallowell The State News has a feature on their new EverGreen image & likeness program to inform student-athletes about building a personal brand, making informed decisions and positioning themselves to maximize their earning power: “Our goal is to provide our student-athletes the tools for success — on the field of … Continue reading MSU launches EverGreen student-athlete marketing

Get on the (green) bus, Gus

Hydrogen Bus at the Capitol by MTA Flint Kyle Davidson of the Great Lakes Echo has an excellent feature looking at a new, $30 million program to help Michigan’s public companies and private businesses buy low emission freight trucks, buses, tugboats and cargo handling equipment: Beneficiaries of the program choose electric, alternative fuel or new … Continue reading Get on the (green) bus, Gus

Wearing o the Green (ice)

Icicles in cave – Grand Island Ice Curtains on Lake Superior, photo by Craig Craig writes: A little emerald green for St. Patrick’s Day! Viewing this ice curtain from the inside at Grand Island near Munising Michigan, highlights the blue and teal hues that nature provides. View the photo bigger and see more in Craig’s … Continue reading Wearing o the Green (ice)

View from the Smithy at Greenfield Village

Americana N°2, photo by Remus Roman As we’re gearing up for summer, it’s a great time to think about Michigan’s many incredible museums. One of the coolest is Greenfield Village at The Henry Ford in Dearborn. They explain that the origins of Greenfield Village were with Henry Ford himself. His obsession to recreate his childhood home … Continue reading View from the Smithy at Greenfield Village

A Blaze of Green at Pictured Rocks

Untitled, photo by Steve Nowakowski It’s hard to convey the unique beauty of the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in a single photo, but the stunning green of this picture really triggered memories for me of some of my best and brightest days in one of Michigan’s crown jewels. Steve took this on a boat tour in August of 2016 … Continue reading A Blaze of Green at Pictured Rocks

Why is Ice Blue or Green?

The Blue Ice, photo by Charles Bonham The Causes of Color answers the question: What causes the blue color that sometimes appears in snow and ice? As with water, this color is caused by the absorption of both red and yellow light (leaving light at the blue end of the visible light spectrum). The absorption spectrum … Continue reading Why is Ice Blue or Green?

Best Friends in Nature: Crayfish & Green Frog Edition

Crayfish & Green Frog, photo by John Heintz Jr. The next installment of the critically acclaimed Michigan in Pictures exclusive “Best Friends in Nature” series. I believe what these two have in common is a long list of shared predators, so this could well be a pond-side support group meeting. ;) View John’s photo bigger and … Continue reading Best Friends in Nature: Crayfish & Green Frog Edition

Wearing o’ the Green (Aurora)

St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Northern Lights, photo by Lake Superior Photo Shawn of Lake Superior Photo writes: Some great auroras this morning, but it was very difficult to photograph, brutal wind- it’s still out and still dark, go look north Click to view the photo background bigtacular after you go out and check!! Call it … Continue reading Wearing o’ the Green (Aurora)

Feeling Green at the Eben Ice Caves

Feeling Green, photo by Joseph Snoweart This weekend features many St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the state. I hope that if you’re taking part you have a lot of fun, stay safe and remember to be kind to any leprechauns you happen to meet! View Joseph’s photo from the Eben Ice Caves background bigtacular and see more in … Continue reading Feeling Green at the Eben Ice Caves