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The Michigan Eco-Traveler: A Guide to Sustainable Adventures in the Great Lakes State
by Sally Barber
University of Michigan Press, 2014
Paper: 978-0-472-03530-4 | eISBN: 978-0-472-02916-7
Library of Congress Classification G156.5.E26B35 2014
Dewey Decimal Classification 917.7404

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Michigan offers some of the most wonderfully diverse recreation opportunities in the country. The Michigan Eco-Traveleris for a new and growing breed of leisure traveler and adventurer—the individual seeking to experience the pleasant peninsulas responsibly by minimizing his or her eco-footprint. The book introduces readers to the importance of eco-friendly travel and highlights some of the best eco-conscience venues across the state that offer activities from golfing to skiing to sailing and much more. The book also examines environmental pressures on the state’s recreational resources, revealing the critical need for joining together in conservation practices, and offers travelers helpful tips for evaluating the sustainability of their own favorite recreational spots.


Whether you’re a weekend traveler, extreme adventurer, or family on vacation, The Michigan Eco-Travelerlights the way to a greener getaway. Naturalists, conservationists, and hospitality experts will find the book equally helpful in responding to the ever rising demand for sustainable recreation.

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