Entries by leelanau.com

Bald Eagle Rescue by Wings of Wonder

Note: While this rescue didn’t take place in Leelanau County, Wings of Wonder is headquartered in Empire and a tremendous resource for raptor protection! Wings of Wonder Catching a Bald Eagle, photo by Ken Scott Photography Wings of Wonder is a non-profit raptor sanctuary located in Empire that focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of birds […]

2016 Leelanau Farmers Market Schedule

Visit Leelanau Farmer’s Markets on Facebook or go to eatleelanau.org for up-to-date information! Leelanau Farmer’s Markets are underway or soon to kick off in Glen Arbor, Lake Leelanau, Leland, Northport and Suttons Bay. They offer you a chance to get out and connect with farmers and other folks who produce food in Leelanau County. Empire (Saturdays, […]

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 […]