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Talking Cherries & Blossoms with MSU’s Nikki Rothwell

Our live broadcast from the Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station with Director Nikki Rothwell looks into the state of blossoms in Leelanau and when peak will be (hint – this weekend!). Nikki also shares some information about new, more frost-resistant varietals and more about this vital service by MSU to support farmers in Leelanau, across […]

Glen Lake Restaurant Week April 28 – May 6, 2017

The annual Glen Lake Restaurant Week starts this Friday, April 28 and runs through next Saturday May 6th. Throughout the week, each restaurant offers appetizing 3 course prix-fixe dinner menus for just $30! Some establishments will be offering lunch specials as well. Click below for menus & restaurant information. Art’s Tavern | 6487 Western Ave, Glen Arbor, MI | […]

True or False Morels – a Quiz that Matters!

When in doubt, throw it out! ~The Mushroom Hunter’s Mantra When you’re out looking for morels, this is one True or False question you want to get right! The False Morel page at The Great Morel exlains: The “False Morel” has several species which carry scientific names such as Gyromitra esculenta, Verpa, Hellvella, and Disciotis. […]

Celebrate National Park Week with Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore!

VIA SLEEPING BEAR DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: National Park Week, April 15-23, is America’s largest celebration of national heritage. It’s about making great connections, exploring amazing places, discovering open spaces, enjoying affordable vacations, and enhancing America’s best idea—the national parks! It’s all happening in your national parks. Celebrate 2017 National Park Week with Sleeping Bear Dunes […]

Know Your Leelanau Birds: Barred Owl

via today’s Michigan in Pictures Barred Owl by Mark Miller Those cool names are from the Wikipedia for the Barred Owl (Strix varia). The All About Birds page on Bard Owls says in part: The Barred Owl’s hooting call, “Who cooks for you? Who cooks for you-all?” (see video below) is a classic sound of old forests […]

10,000th Photo in the Leelanau.com Group!

Here’s the 10,000th photo added to the Leelanau.com group on Flickr, “Orchards in Winter” by Mark Smith. It was taken in mid-February near the intersection of Puboda & Jacobson. Thanks to Mark and all the photographers who have shared photos! More in Mark’s East of Leland slideshow and see many (many) more in the Leelanau photo […]