September 15, 2016 RSS feed / Outdoors

Grouse numbers up for opener

On your mark, get set, whoa!  The “whoa” command will be heard often in the woods of northern Michigan starting Saturday, opening day for ruffed grouse hunting.  And dogs and owners from Leelanau County will be among those looki More...

County pros on nature panel

Three professionals with Leelanau County ties will be featured in a panel discussion about “The Future of Nature” on Friday, Sept. More...

Biological station, schooner part of plans to grow Inland Seas

Named in honor of Capt. Kelly

The Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) plans to convert a portion of its facility in downtown Suttons Bay into a dormitory to accommodate students and others visiting the newly renamed “Capt. Thomas M. Kelly Biological Station.” More...

Only specialized grouse unit in area found in Benzie County

Small private parcels and a lack of aspen cuttings on larger, state-owned land in Leelanau County send many grouse hunters elsewhere.  Kalkaska and Benzie counties are common destinations for one-day hunts.  More...

Youth hunt benefit: time together

Kids across the Leelanau Peninsula will get an early start Saturday on deer season starting a half hour before sunup.  But if that’s when the season begins for parents and children, they’ve already missed out on some fun.  More...