Michigan private preserve owner, Greg Johnson, is a retired engineer.
To please his
mom & dad, he
went to college and got an engineering degree.
He worked for years as a geological and environmental engineer.
Yet, it wasn't really satisfying to him.
In the Summer, Greg
takes families fishing on Lake Superior
has found his
is living his
dream as owner of Bear Mountain Quest
Greg travels around the U.S. to hunting shows promoting his
trademarked "Raging Russians," wild boar hunting adventure.
is a one man tourism bureau, promoting Agri-tourism, with no help from the State of Michigan.
offers four seasons hunting and fishing adventures.
aims to please the whole family, wives and kids are welcome.
is loved by others in his
community for the tourism his
private enterprise generates.
has taken land too fragile to be tilled and farmed in a traditional manner and found a suitable agricultural use for it.
The vertical bluffs, bedrock and dense forest could not be farmed in any other way.
The pigs love the rugged levels and the densely forested terrain.
engineering background, he
personally designed and built a 4500 square foot hunting lodge with 4 bedrooms and 4 baths.
has a professionally engineered containment system which includes 10 foot high game fence, with cleared perimeters inside and out, with the added security of electrical fencing inside.
Recently, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources
fence and gave it an A+ for Excellent.
was in trouble, when he
exhibited at a show in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
own, and sources from other Michigan farmers.
Since the sows are raised in their natural habitat, they are able to select their breeding partners.
Their babies are farrowed in the deep recesses of his
100 acre dense cedar forest.
The pregnant sows pull down cedar, hemlock and spruce bows to build their nest.
"If you were a pig, knowing that in the end you were going to be harvested, this is where you would want to spend your life," says Greg
One of the few that remains is Greg Johnson's Bear Mountain Quest
has filed a lawsuit against the DNR to try and preserve his
swine sanctuary, and the rights of his
creatures to live in the paradise he
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