Saving Arcadia: A Story of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes

Saving Arcadia: A Story of Conservation and Community in the Great Lakes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814342046
Publisher: Painted Turtle
Publication date: 04/01/2017
Series: Painted Turtle Series
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 568,926
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Heather Shumaker has worked in land conservation for two decades and was coastal program director for protecting Arcadia Dunes. She has a master of science degree in land resources from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and is a national speaker and author of It’s OK Not to Share and It’s OK to Go Up the Slide. She lives in northern Michigan with her family.

Table of Contents

Author's Note xi

Prologue: 1998 1

Part I Beginnings: 1969-1989

1 Dry Hill 7

2 Interlude 19

3 Innkeepers 25

Part II Dune Giants: 1991-2003

4 Trailblazing 41

5 Dune Dreams 57

6 Talking to Giants 69

7 Dune Diligence 77

8 Beach Walks and Brick Walls 89

9 Waking the Giant 103

10 Dune Flowers 125

Part III Coastal Campaign: 2003-2005

11 Watervale and Crystal Downs 135

12 Arcadia 151

13 August 169

14 Sand Bag 179

15 Lansing 189

16 Heartbreak Hill 203

Part IV More Beginnings: 2005-2009

17 Commencement 213

18 Aftermath 229

19 The Church at Putney Corners 239

20 Letting Go 249

21 Heart and Soul 255

Epilogue: 2015 265

Acknowledgments 269

List of Characters 273

Timeline of Arcadia Dunes 276

Main Sources 279

About the Author 285

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