May 31, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Nature Change

Maple City man using videos to create climate conversations

Joe VanderMeulen is a storyteller. Or rather, he tells stories about nature through the medium of video. More...

Palmer Woods to add biking trail

Palmer Woods Forest Reserve Trail System is getting the extension the people of Leelanau County wanted.  The Leelanau Conservancy recently announced that work for the expansion of the of Palmer Woods Forest Reserve trail system is set to begin a More...

Lake Michigan grilled Lake Trout

 Marinate for 1½ to 3 hours. Equal parts Terryaki sauce, bourbon and olive oil.   Place fillets on aluminum foil. More...

Northport students combine art, science aboard Inland Seas

Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) last week conducted its first-ever “student art cruise” amid its school-ship outings devoted mostly to science. More...

Women Voters: Climate, health the focus at meeting this week

The health impacts of climate change will be discussed Wednesday, at the next meeting of the League of Women Voters Leelanau County June 6.  Speakers include Elizabeth Del Buono, surgical pathologist; Mark Cannon, infectious disease specialist; More...

Lakers plentiful, great for grill’n

Catch ‘em on the rocks

Today’s lake trout are grillers, not greasers.  And you can find them right now stacked up along the Leelanau County shoreline.  More...

LOON SONG.

JEFF SHUTZ sent us this shot of a loon paddling about Little Traverse Lake. Loons typically establish nests and lay eggs this time of year. Incubation lasts 26 to 28 days, so loon chicks will be spotted in late June and July.   More...