September 13, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Bear opener Friday; at least two county hunters draw tags

Bear hunting season starts tomorrow in Leelanau County, and at least two county hunters drew tags and are expected to seek out a county-grown bruin.  “I know of two people who have tags,” said Mark Steimel, a fruit farmer and taxider More...

Keep mill pond, residents say

While environmental groups have called for removal of the Northport dam to drain the mill pond, such an undertaking may lack grass root support.  More...

Sustainable forests star at field day

Attendees hiked Palmer Woods Saturday with a mission.  About 40 individuals participated in the Forestry Field Day to learn about sustainable management practices, insect and disease control, high deer population impacts on forests, and increasi More...