April 19, 2012 RSS feed / Outdoors

Seedlings up for sale

As Leelanau has changed, so has the Leelanau Conservation District annual spring plant sale set for tomorrow.  “A lot of the pine plantations you see throughout the District were planted through a cost-share program with the federal govern More...

Gun club offers youth trap league

Pull.  Boom.  Splat.  Leelanau County youths are invited to participate in a trap league that will be easy on their parents’ wallets — it’ll be free. They won’t even need to bring a gun. More...

Bingham Twp. schedules parks work bee on May 5

The Bingham Township Parks and Recreation Committee will sponsor a “worker bee” to clean up Bingham and Boughey Parks on Saturday, May 5, starting at 9 a.m. Light refreshments will be provided.  More...

Steelhead fishing in Leelanau is

The noon-day sun bore down into the Crystal River, exposing steelhead bedded over a bottom of colorful pebbles. A sunburn appeared imminent — for anglers, of course. More...

Lakeshore activities set to promote Park Week

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will offer a variety of activities, starting Saturday, in conjunction with National Park Week.  National Park Week runs through Sunday, April 29.  Visitors can enjoy the beauty and wonder of the most s More...

There’s good fishing if weather, access permit

Perch continue to bite on Glen Lake and brown trout are starting to be found along the shoreline of Lake Michigan, according to local fishing reports.  Actually, fishing up and down Lake Michigan appears to be as good as the weather and access w More...

Leelanau Trail clean-up Saturday

A work bee to trim overgrown limbs and bushes is set for Saturday, from 9 a.m. More...