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Estivant Pines

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Area  206 ha
Established  1973
Phone  +1 517-655-5655
Estivant Pines
Location  Upper Peninsula, Keweenaw County, Michigan USA
Nearest city  Copper Harbor, Michigan
Governing body  Michigan Nature Assoc. (non-profit)
Address  Burma Rd, Copper Harbor, MI 49918, USA
Similar  Manganese Falls, Fort Wilkins, Keweenaw Mountain Lodge an, Grinnell Memorial Nature S, Hunter's Point Park

Birdcall in the estivant pines nature sanctuary


Estivant Pines Nature Sanctuary is a 508-acre (2.06 km2) nature sanctuary in Keweenaw County, Michigan. It is maintained and preserved by the Michigan Nature Association.

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The sanctuary includes what is believed to be the last stand of virgin white pine forest in Upper Michigan. Some of the trees in the sanctuary are 130 to 150 feet high.

Estivant pines nature sanctuary odyssey visit 1


History

In the early 1970s logging began just south of what is now the sanctuary. The Michigan Nature Association (MNA) purchased the land and vowed to protect the 508 acres (2.06 km2) of precious woods.

References

Estivant Pines Wikipedia


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