Entries by leelanau.com

Jeff Katofsky, potential Sugar Loaf buyer?

Traverse Magazine interviews a potential buyer for Sugar Loaf. The article begins: Sugar Loaf Resort in Cedar has been shuttered since 2000. Leelanau County’s largest employer and a destination for thousands of travelers from around the region and downstate, the resort suffered through a host of owners who sold off parts—the golf courses, townhouses and […]

Sleeping Bear Dunes Bark Rangers REPORT!

EMPIRE, MI – Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore) is hosting an orientation meeting for anyone interested in volunteering to serve as a “Bark Ranger.” Bark Ranger volunteers and their canine companions will serve as ambassadors on National Lakeshore beaches to provide visitors information about the park, highlight pet policies, and pet safety. Bark […]

Scott Tucker named Superintendent of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

via Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore EMPIRE, MI – Scott Tucker, a 19-year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS), has been selected as the Superintendent of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (Sleeping Bear Dunes). Tucker currently serves as the Superintendent of Lewis and Clark National Historical Park (Lewis and Clark), which consists of seven […]

Glen Lake Restaurant Week

The annual Glen Lake Restaurant Week offers an array of dining options “from French fries to French cuisine” and takes place April 29 – May 7, 2016. Restaurant Week around Glen Arbor is a time experience amazing local food at a stellar price. Throughout the week, show up to each restaurant on the list for […]

Participate in the Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation Business Survey

The Leelanau Peninsula Economic Foundation – a non-profit economic development institute launched last year by the Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and governed by a board of directors representing communities, industries, and varied entrepreneurial expertise throughout the County – would like you to take part in their new survey of Leelanau businesses. The survey is aimed […]

Leelanau County Unveils New Sand Dunes

NORTHPORT, MICHIGAN – Leelanau County announced the completion of a two month project to install sand dunes in villages across the county after workers wrapped up construction of the Northport dune. “When the numbers came back from our latest tourism study, we realized what an incredible driver the Sleeping Bear Dunes are for County visitors,” explained Leelanau County […]

Charting a Course for Alligator Hill’s Recovery

Nature Change is a new multimedia magazine developed by the Conservation Resource Alliance as a cooperative venture for nonprofits in our region who are involved in protecting and managing the lands and waters. In Forest Blow Down on Alligator Hill – Which Path to Recovery? they explain that the August 2 super storm that pummeled the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore did […]

Snowy Owl Take-off

Awesome shot of a snowy owl taking off by Kristina Lishawa Photography. More of her snowy owl pics on her Facebook here, here and here! The Michigan DNR explains that snowy owls can be found moving into Michigan during winter when the food supply on the arctic tundra is in short supply. Snowy owls have been […]