Beachcombing: September 2008

I was wandering along the Lake Michigan shore yesterday, thinking about ways to make Leelanau.com a more fun, interesting, useful and engaging website. One thought that struck me as I wandered past all kinds of things that had washed ashore was how many things there are to talk about and how hard it is to find a way to present (and preserve) them all before they wash away.

I thought that beachcombing might be a pretty good metaphor and that maybe all of you could help by commenting with news stories you find, observations of the natural world, events you participated in (or are looking forward to) and other comments.

Photo: Rock Courtship by jimflix who writes: She gives chase while he, instinctively, inevitably, pursues.

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  1. Andrew McFarlane
    Andrew McFarlane says:

    Saturday! What an amazing day Saturday was in the area – the Harvest Stompede got things moving at sunrise, Leland’s Heritage Day had all kinds of cars, boats and local history and then the Cherry Roubaix Criterium finished it off with high speed racing through Traverse City. Has to be one of the best event days ever!

    Three from the Enterprise:
    Bingham Township will be presenting plans for Boughy Park and Hendryx Park Wed. Sept 24 at 6:30 PM.

    After a down July, visitor totals were up for August at the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore The rebounding visitation figures at the National Lakeshore in August brought the year-to-date number of people visiting the park to 833,885. By the same time last year, however, 945,148 people had visited the park – about 12 percent more.

    Leelanau is a “top 5” color tour destination M-22, as it winds through Manistee, Benzie and Leelanau counties, is one of the top five “greatest driving tours in America.

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