Entries by leelanau.com

Mountain Bike “Flow Trail” Coming to Leelanau!

The TC Ticker reports that Flowtrack Mountain Bike Trails will design and construct a new biking trail within the Leelanau Conservancy’s Palmer Woods Forest Reserve, located on the doorstep of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Flow trails are defined by the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) as trails that “take mountain bikers on a […]

Glen Lake Library kicks off expansion

The Traverse City Ticker reports that the Glen Lake Community Library (GLCL) has launched a public fundraising campaign to raise $958,000 toward a planned $1.7 million expansion in 2019: Project plans call for completely renovating and reconfiguring the existing 3,400 square-foot library on Front Street in Empire, plus constructing a new 2,400 square-foot addition that […]

World Turtle Day Stretch

OK. Everybody stretch! by Trish P Happy World Turtle Day everyone! On my Michigan in Pictures photo blog I did features over the years on every turtle species found in Michigan. I’m not sure which species are found in Leelanau, but here’s links to them all including (of course) the Painted Turtles shown above! Blanding’s Turtle […]

Northern Lights Over Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

Northern Lights Over Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore by Lucy Hunter Lucy Hunter caught this amazing photo of the Northern Lights over Narada Lake in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore last month, and my favorite photo blog, NASA’s Earth Science Picture of the Day, just featured it! Lucy & blog-runner Jim Foster write: This gorgeous […]