Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches. Seemingly pristine and still very wild, the North Shore of Lake Michigan is a wilderness destination. But in 2007 George Desort, a filmmaker and photographer, stumbled upon a cataclysmic event. He saw something you’d never expect to see in such a beautiful place.
This is Part 1 in a two-part series on the bird & fish die-offs in the lower Great Lakes. Tune in on February 18th for the conclusion of the series.
Long tailed duck from george desort on Vimeo.