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Michigan Natural Resources Magazine in 1983:

Russell McKee was editor, Gijsbert Van Frankenhuyzen was art editor, Richard Morscheck was managing editor, Susan Newhof Pyle was editorial assistant, David Kenyon was photographer, Donna Burt was circulation manager, Glenna Seagall was production manager, Vicki Booth & Ruth Jones, production; additional circulation and production staff credited, and starting this year there is a photo and short bio page(s) for all contributors of content to each issue.

The magazine cost $7.97 per year for a subscription, and was printed by Speaker-Hines & Thomas in Lansing on Mead Northcote paper made in Escanaba.

Circulation of the magazine was about 140,000 including subscriptions and newsstand sales, according to the "Bookend" article, which tells a little more on the magazine's history, funding, etc., in the Jan-Feb 1983 issue.

This year also had the first annual "Larksong" section in an issue; poetry, haiku, and illustrations contributed by readers.

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Index of 1983 issues: [Just covers until I get the issue content pages added later]


Front cover, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, January-February 1983

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Front cover, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, March-April 1983

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Front cover, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, May-June 1983

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Front cover, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, July-August 1983

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Front cover, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, September-October 1983

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Front cover, Michigan Natural Resources Magazine, November-December 1983

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