BREAKING NEWS
New Baseball-themed Exhibit Opens at the Michigan Historical Museum June 30

New Baseball-themed Exhibit Opens at the Michigan Historical Museum June 30

Detroit Tiger Legend Al Kaline’s uniform was donated to the museum by the Detroit Tigers in 1989. Kaline never played a game of minor...

Read more »
Don't Forget Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

Don't Forget Safety Over the Holiday Weekend

Helpful reminders while having fun A dash of summer mixed in with a holiday weekend equals bustling campgrounds and busy waterways across ...

Read more »
Treasured National Places to Celebrate this 4th of July

Treasured National Places to Celebrate this 4th of July

In a few days millions of Americans will escape to the outdoors to celebrate our country’s independence. With troubling economic times, many...

Read more »
Michigan DNR Auction for State-Owned Land Begins

Michigan DNR Auction for State-Owned Land Begins

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that 45 parcels of state-owned land in six Michigan counties will be offered fo...

Read more »
Maine ex-governor chronicles motor home travels in new book

Maine ex-governor chronicles motor home travels in new book

(My newspaper ran the following story in its Sunday edition.) PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The day after leaving office following an eight-yea...

Read more »
Tour the Rouge River Aboard the Diamond Belle!

Tour the Rouge River Aboard the Diamond Belle!

WHAT: Third annual dinner cruise and tour of the Rouge River aboard the Diamond Belle WHO: Anyone interested in learning more about our lo...

Read more »
The joke's on me!

The joke's on me!

That's me trying to get the last walk-up campsite at our favorite state park campground this 4th of July weekend. Turns out I was su...

Read more »
DNR offers Women’s Salmon Fishing Weekend in Upper Peninsula

DNR offers Women’s Salmon Fishing Weekend in Upper Peninsula

Women interested in learning more about the sport of salmon fishing can now register for a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Great Lakes salmon fis...

Read more »
Tickets Available for $100,000 Illinois Sportsman’s Raffle

Tickets Available for $100,000 Illinois Sportsman’s Raffle

Illinois Conservation Foundation Raffle Benefits Youth Conservation Education Tickets are now available for then 2011 Illinois Conservatio...

Read more »
Traverse City emerges as a Cycling Destination

Traverse City emerges as a Cycling Destination

Cyclists compete on the cobbled streets of Traverse City’s Old Town district in the annual Cherry-Roubaix Criterium Race – part of the ...

Read more »
Ohio State Forest hosting open houses

Ohio State Forest hosting open houses

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Forestry will host five Open Houses in July. The public is cordially invited to...

Read more »
Celebrate Independence Day 1813 at Ft. Meigs in Ohio

Celebrate Independence Day 1813 at Ft. Meigs in Ohio

Visit Fort Meigs in Perrysburg, Ohio on July 2nd, 3rd, and 4th and see where Ohio’s independence was secured during the War of 1812. Foundin...

Read more »
Read and Relax in Michigan State Parks

Read and Relax in Michigan State Parks

Park & Read Program Offers Free Park Passes for Michigan Readers Spend a lazy day with a good book in the great outdoors compliments o...

Read more »
August as 'Michigan Camping & RV Month'

August as 'Michigan Camping & RV Month'

Governor Snyder and Michigan Legislators recognize August as “Michigan Camping & RV Month” For generations, Michigan has welcomed c...

Read more »
Experts Predict “Mosquito Summer from Hell”

Experts Predict “Mosquito Summer from Hell”

The key to controlling mosquito populations is eliminating or treating standing water where they lay their eggs. Mosquito Dunks, whic...

Read more »
Head to Charlevoix for 'Up North Fourth' celebration

Head to Charlevoix for 'Up North Fourth' celebration

Charlevoix’s ‘Up North Fourth’ Delivers a Backyard Picnic Fun Festival, including Short’s Brewery Experience, Local Culinary Cuisine and L...

Read more »
Michigan DNR offers Kayaking Class for women June 28-30 in Milford

Michigan DNR offers Kayaking Class for women June 28-30 in Milford

As part of its Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources invites women to learn the basics of...

Read more »
15th Annual Chicago SummerDance, July 7-Sept. 18

15th Annual Chicago SummerDance, July 7-Sept. 18

Largest annual outdoor dance series in the United States runs July 7 – Sept. 18 Chicago SummerDance unveils newly renovated dance floor a...

Read more »
Illinois DNR takes possession of 1,900 acres of land near Lawrenceville

Illinois DNR takes possession of 1,900 acres of land near Lawrenceville

$1.7 million settlement reached earlier this year will protect waterways, expand public land and preserve wildlife habitat on 1,900 acres of...

Read more »
Summer Fun for Everyone in July at Detroit Institute of Arts

Summer Fun for Everyone in July at Detroit Institute of Arts

Royal Marionette puppets, daily drop-in workshops, summer camps on tap  Royal Marionettes from the Detroit Institute of Arts’ (DIA) Paul M...

Read more »

Name

Email *

Message *