The Lake Michigan shoreline and the nature of
the beach environment... wind, wave action, and long shore currents,
which create transient conditions where permeability is high and
the depth of the water table varies.
Creek...forms the southern site boundary for the ACNA
and is the namesake of the property and watershed. Antrim Creek
The Antrim Creek Natural Area is composed of soils which consist
of gentle to moderately sloping sand dunes surrounded by wet lowlands.The
dunes are characterized by light colored sands, the lowlands by
a sandy muck. In general, these soils have poor potential for
intense recreational activity, requiring careful planning and
monitoring for preservation of the land.
of Lake Michigan shoreline at ACNA by Ken Scott