Month: March 2017

Small birds have a big impact on Northern Michigan’s economy

LANSING — The small birds have tourists and birdwatchers flocking in large numbers to northern Michigan, a favorite nesting area for rare Kirtland warblers, which were once nearly extinct. Ilene Geiss-Wilson, executive director of the Grayling Visitors Bureau, said she made two visits to see Kirtland’s warblers in their main nesting areas east of Grayling. …

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New Study Shows FRIB Has Significant Impact on Michigan’s Economy | MSUToday

A new economic impact study shows Michigan State University’s rare isotope beam facility is expected to have a significant impact on Michigan’s economy and job creation. From construction to operations, FRIB is expected to generate accrued salaries totaling $1.7 billion and add $4.4 billion to the state’s economy. The study analyzes salary expenditures, material purchases …

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