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Ursa Minor Cottage Newsletter 2021

Spring has Sprung on Long Lake. Ducks, loons, swans, sandhill cranes and geese all looking for mates in front of the cottage . Add an otter and a host of land birds and the area is hopping already, ready for your visit to Ursa Minor.

Spending time at the cottage during the Pandemic has truly been a breath of fresh air. As was last year, our safety and your safety are top priority for us. We follow the recommendations of the Governor, Gretchen Whitmer, and her team. The cottage is self clean and we have plenty of supplies for you to do a good job for the next guests. In addition we have hired a professional to go through the cottage before each new guest arrives to make sure the cottage is at it’s best.

Details: By the week rentals in July, August and September. Monday – Monday $850.00/ week Weeks still available: One in July, 3 weeks in Aug, and 3 weeks in September.

Call Julia 734 665 2397 or email: to reserve

Includes: Swimmable lake, dock, pine trees, stunning view. Kayaks for our Lake, a row boat, bikes to rent.

Updates at the cottage: We put on a new roof, sealed the driveway and updated some plumbing fixtures. A few new pines. We hope to add 10 feet to the dock before you visit

BIG NEWS: From the Grand Traverse Nature Conservancy The Embayment Lakes Project, which includes 166 access at the end of our Long Lake, has met its fundraising goals and these acres will be preserved forever. “During May, our team will be on site completing necessary work to open the preserve to the public this summer—including flagging the preliminary trail loop, removing unusable structures and creating a parking lot and trailhead off Cooper Road.”

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