We received over 1,400 entries this fall from photographers all across our beautiful state, showcasing everything from Michigan’s inland lakes, rivers, and country roads to our signature sand dunes, starry nights, and spectacular Great Lakes. Selecting just six winners was a daunting task, but we’re excited to announce this year’s…
Scenic Easements and View Protection
We are blessed in Michigan with an abundance of beautiful landscapes and visual assets both in urban and rural areas. While scenery is important to the overall quality of our communities and essential to promoting tourism across our state, scenic vistas and viewsheds are often destroyed during rapid change, both in the natural and built environments. Identification and protection of these assets is an important component of smart growth and scenic stewardship. Scenic Michigan is working to develop resources and guidance for individuals and communities interested in protecting. Please reach out to us with any questions you have.