October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Outdoors

Leelanau Conservancy helps lock 210-acre cherry farm in agriculture

Tom Lawton traded a life in the auto industry for a life of agriculture when he retired at 55 and moved to Leelanau County from Birmingham with his wife, Louise, in the 1970s.  Tom, formerly the assistant treasurer at Chrysler Corporation, and L More...

‘Find your Park’ after dark tomorrow

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore will host the final Star Party of the celestial summer from 8 to 10 p.m. tomorrow at “Picnic Mountain,” stop No. 3 along Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive. More...

Leelanau solar installations part of ‘harvest tour’

The League of Women Voters Leelanau County has planned a Solar Harvest Tour with alternative energy stops along the way.  The tour is set for 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. More...

Conservancy to construct deer fencing in Palmer Woods

The problems caused by a healthy deer population are well documented in orchards and on motorways, but other deer-related issues extend into private property and even in the woods.  More...

Car-deer accidents up across state, not in Leelanau County

A comparatively warmer winter and a healthy deer herd had car-deer accidents on the rise in Michigan last year. More...

Recap ‘16 farmers markets on Monday in Suttons Bay

The public is encouraged to participate in a “fall wrap-up” gathering recapping the 2016 Leelanau Farmers Markets season at 7 p.m. Monday in the lower level of the Government Center in Suttons Bay.  More...

First-year, retired educator shoot 10-points on hunts in Leelanau

Buck size compares with Kansas

Some nice bucks are being taken in Leelanau County before the rut starts, including two ten-points harvested by a first-year teacher and a retired superintendent of schools.  Former Northport superintendent Jeff Tropf downed a heavy buck whose s More...