Biological Station

  1. March 5, 2024

    Biological Station plans survey, town halls to help plan its future

    The U-M Biological Station has scheduled a series of in-person and virtual town hall sessions, along with a survey, to hear from stakeholders about the future direction of UMBS.

  2. March 4, 2024

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. January 24, 2024

    Biological Station’s snowpack sensors help study changing winters

    Researchers at the U-M Biological Station in northern Michigan are strengthening their snow science with new technology to track snowpack at an hourly rate.

  4. December 13, 2023

    Study reveals dam removal’s effect on northern Michigan river

    The U-M Biological Station collaborated with Bowling Green State University to monitor the aquatic ecology of the Maple River before, during and after removal of the Lake Kathleen Dam.

  5. October 2, 2023

    Facilities manager finds UMBS is a natural fit

    Scott Haley has served as facilities manager for the U-M Biological Station since 2018 after a 22-year career with a plumbing and heating business.

  6. July 24, 2023

    Heritage Project — A cabin in the woods

    For more than a century, U-M students have been leaving their mark on the gray metal cabins at the U-M Biological Station.

  7. May 30, 2023

    Public invited to Summer Lecture Series at Biological Station

    The U-M Biological Station, an 11,000-acre research and teaching campus just south of the Mackinac Bridge on Douglas Lake, will host experts from across the country as part of its 2023 Summer Lecture Series.

  8. May 18, 2023

    University acquires 40 acres near Biological Station

    U-M is expanding its nature holdings in northern Michigan with the purchase of approximately 40 acres near the U-M Biological Station.

  9. May 19, 2022

    Board of Regents to head north for July meeting

    The Board of Regents will take its July meeting on the road to northern Michigan to strengthen the ties that bind the university to all corners of the Great Lakes state.

  10. October 14, 2021

    Designation puts U-M Biological Station ‘at the halfway place’

    “Obtawaing,” the Anishinaabemowin word for “at the halfway place,” has been adapted to describe the Obtawaing Biosphere Region, a newly awarded designation springing from U-M’s Biological Station.