Wednesday, September 20, 2017

the Dynamic Great Lakes is on Kindle

.The Dynamic Great Lakes is Available on Kindle  click the link

Praise for The Dynamic Great Lakes

 In her cautionary book, environmental activist and professor Spring enthusiastically explores the Great Lakes, and clearly explains why they should be protected. —Book Sense Nov 22 2003

This is intriguing stuff for adults, but the straightforward presentation also lends itself to use in schools. —Peter Wild U.S. Water News

 Every library should have this book. —Stan Lievense, retired fish biologist MDNR

Worth reading if for no other reason than that the writing is masterfully done…reminded me a little of Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring. —Jonathon David Masters,

This is an impressive little book. Not quite 110 pages long, it’s a read of about an hour or so. The author has, however, managed to jam it full of facts and information about the Great Lakes. The author also sprinkles a strong environmental ethic throughout the book coupled with the belief that the democratic process can make a difference. —Bob Gross, The Oakland Press

 Spring’s handy 108-page primer about the Great Lakes provides the curious with a solid overview of the lakes including their history, physical characteristics, denizens and the threats facing them, particularly from invasive species and pollution. —Dave LeMieux, The Muskegon Chronicle





Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Great Lakes in Danger of an Oil Spill   Click the link about an oil pipeline under Mackinac Bridge.

Read about the Great Lakes in my book, the Dynamic Great Lakes widely available at Amazon.com, bn.com and many bookstores.  this book is also available on the Kindle reader:


https://www.amazon.com/Dynamic-Great-Lakes-Barbara-Spring-ebook/dp/B005HM9BGU/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=

Friday, August 18, 2017

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Grand Haven Beach

Lake Michigan beaches are great for swimming.  Watch the children carefully though.  Don't let them go out too far and get swept away.

I took this photo on the beach in Grand Haven, Michigan.  The sand is called singing sand due to the quartz content.  Drag a toe or shoe across damp sand and you may hear it sing.

This summer we watched pole vaulting on the beach, a sand castle contest and volley ball.

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Under the Bridge: Danger

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Under the Straits of Mackinac there is an aging pipeline that could put an end to fishing in our freshwater seas.  Under the Mackinac Bridge and aging pipeline needs to be removed.  Forever.
Read more about the Great Lakes in The Dynamic Great Lakes available at many bookstores.

Saturday, July 15, 2017