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Recommended References


Selected Guidebooks with Information Pertaining to Michigan's Public and Private Natural Areas

  • Allen, P. and G.L. DeRuites. 1989. Backpacking in Michigan, Second Edition. The University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, MI. 188 pp.
  • Crispin, S.R. 1980. Nature preserves in Michigan 1920-1979. The Michigan Botanist, Vol. 19(3): 99-242.
  • Dennis, J. and C. Date. 1986. Canoeing Michigan Rivers. Friede Publications, Davison, MI. 139 pp.
  • DuFresne, J. 1991. Fifty Hikes in Lower Michigan. Backcountry Publications, Woodstock, VT. 252 pp.
  • Frailey, K., H. Marshall and S. Carruth. 1994. The Conservation Catalog: A resource guide for Michigan environmental and conservation educators. Michigan United Conservation Clubs, Lansing, MI. 54 pp.
  • Hampton, B. and D. Cole. 1988. Soft Paths. Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, PA. 173 pp.
  • Hansen, D. 1994. Trail Atlas of Michigan. Hansen Publishing Company, Okemos, MI. 594 pp.
  • Holzman, R.W., B.A. Daubendick, L. Rizor and F. Sibley. 1994. Nature Sanctuary Guidebook, 7th Edition. Michigan Nature Association, Avoca, MI. 128 pp.
  • Powers, T. 1993. Michigan State and National Parks. Friede Publications, Davison, MI. 228 pp.
  • --------. 1987. Natural Michigan. Friede Publications, Davison, MI. 197 pp.
  • Rafferty, M. and R. Sprague. 1992. Porcupine Mountains Companion. Nequaket Natural History Associates, Ontonagan, MI. 218 pp.
  • Sharp, E. and Detroit Free Press Staff. 1991 Michigan Outdoor Guide. Gaylord Printing, Detroit, MI. 320 pp.
  • "Your Landscape and Our Natural Areas." 1997. Natural Area Preservation Division, City of Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation Department.