Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and Great Lakes speaker. She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile adventures exploring the Great Lakes and has written three books about the Great Lakes [A 1,000-Mile Walk on the Beach *a Heartland Indie Bestseller*, A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk *winner of the Great Lakes Great Reads Award*, and A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Island Adventure]. To learn more about her work, or to book her as a speaker, go to http://LakeTrek.com
Amphibians are sensitive to pollution. There were many times on my hikes where I saw shallow pools filled with tadpoles. It always made me happy to see evidence of a healthy environment on and around our Great Lakes.
Here's a glimpse at tadpoles along Lake Huron: