November 16, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

Sleeping Bear Dunes on pace to set record

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore is on track to set a new attendance record in 2017. More...

Flight, deer hunters run amok

Weather birds arrive; Empire hunter tags out

Not all county sportsmen are in the woods this week, believe it or not.  “I really enjoy deer hunting, but there’s more to life than deer — like ducks,” said Suttons Bay duck hunter and wildlife artist Chris Smith, reigni More...

Disease takes toll on bird species

There is no end in sight for bird dieoffs from avian botulism, the paralytic and usually fatal disease that has affected local and migrating bird populations across Lake Michigan since about 2006.  And the common loon is the bird most susceptibl More...