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Viewfinders help colorblind visitors see Porcupine Mountains


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ONTONAGON - Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park offers a scenic overview of Lake of the Clouds, but some people may be unable to fully experience the view because of their colorblindness. To make the overlook more inclusive to people with color deficiencies, park staff unveiled two scenic viewers with filters that help them see colors on Wednesday.

"Color blindness can make visits to nature less appealing. While people with normal color vision see over one million hues and shades, the color blind only see 10% of them," a fact sheet from the Mi...