July 26, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

New mountain biking trail in reserve

Palmer Woods is getting mountain bike trails. The Leelanau Conservancy has selected a contractor to build a mountain bike trail at the Palmer Woods Forest Reserve. It will be the first flow-style trails north of Grand Rapids in the Lower Peninsula. More...

Erosion hammers, reshapes some Lakeshore sites

Erosion is natural geological process. But it’s stepped up the pace in Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, where changes have come quickly the park’s physical landscape due to increased foot traffic. More...

A day on Glen Lake yields no trout, but lots of perch

Good weather for fishing, and good fishing for perch.  Clouds covered the skies and a light rain fell Monday morning as Gage Cutler, who works for Empire outdoors, and notable Glen Lake fisherman Carl Oleson III went out for a morning of fishing More...

NATIONAL PARK SERVICE UP COMING EVENTS

THURSDAY 8-8:45 a.m. — Twilight Talk nightly presentation of Sleeping Bear’s natural and cultural wonders at the DH Day Campground amphitheater, Glen Arbor. More...

Learn to forage for your own food

A foraging workshop featuring Michigan food “expert” and author Lisa M. Rose will be held Saturday, Aug. 4 at the Leland Township Library.  More...