July 5, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Crop report: Sweet corn could be early this summer

Knee-high by the Fourth of July? No problem. “It’s waist-high,” said Curt Kelenske, who farms about 13 acres of sweet corn along French Road in Centerville Township. “It’s growing vigorously. More...

LAKESHORE CALENDAR

Editor’s note: This list has been edited to fit in the paper. For a more comprehensive list, visit nps.gov. Most events at Sleeping Bear Lakeshore National Lakeshore are free with a valid park pass.   TODAY  More...

Monkey flower the focus of upcoming Conservancy hike

The Michigan monkey flower is only found one place in the world, and that’s right here in northern Michigan. This rare species will be the object of one of the Leelanau Conservancy’s upcoming guided hikes this week.  More...

Wayside exhibits reveal hidden stories

One of the top three places for visitors of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Pierce Stocking Scenic Drive, is known for jaw-dropping views along its 7.4-mile loop.  Last fall, new wayside exhibits were installed to tell visitors stories h More...