Fireflies ... Summer Nights by Ken Scott

Fireflies are disappearing. Let's save them.

National Geographic has a great article with tips on how you can help stop fireflies from vanishing because dammitall do we really want our great grandchildren and their's growing up in a world without fireflies??
Golden Rule off Diamond Head captain Katie Thompson

Golden Rule Peace Boat coming to Grand Traverse Bay

The Ticker's Beth Milligan shares the story of the the Golden Rule and its August 22-23 visit to Traverse City.
Dragonfly by Andrew McFarlane

The most dangerous predator in the Sleeping Bear Dunes is...?

On their Facebook page, the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore asks which Lakeshore predator is almost 100% successful in catching prey? Is it the bald eagle? How about the red fox? Maybe the bobcat?
Road Closed in Glen Arbor

Leelanau Rewind: The Storm of August 2015

Eight years ago this afternoon, one of the strongest storms in memory ripped through the Leelanau Peninsula & northwest Michigan. It focusing its fury on Glen Arbor.

Perseid Meteor Shower looking extra-special in 2023!!

This year the shower will peak around Aug. 13, 2023, and this year will be a good one for the Perseid viewing as the moon will only be 10% illuminated.
North Bar Lake by Jeff Dehmel

Making of a Lake: North Bar edition

The name describes how the lake formed: it is ponded behind a sand bar. At times, the sand bar builds up and separates North Bar Lake from Lake Michigan. At other times, a small connecting channel exists between the two lakes.
Starting Line of the Running Bear Run

Running Bear Run ~ Tuesday July 25th in Glen Arbor

The race is sponsored by the Glen Arbor Women’s Club and proceeds provide scholarships for Glen Lake School seniors.
Narnia Webcam on Little Glen Lake

Leelanau County & Traverse City Michigan Webcams

Views of Empire, Leland, Glen Arbor, Lake Leelanau, Old Mission, Frankfort, and Traverse City - all from the comfort of your chair!
2023 Port Oneida Run

Port Oneida Benefit Run ~ Saturday, August 5th

This is the only race that winds through the beautiful scenery of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore’s Port Oneida Rural Historic District.
July Northern Lights over Sleeping Bear Bay by Ethan Honke

Northern Lights are coming - how to see them in Leelanau

There's a strong possibility of significant Northern Lights next week so here's our list of tips to see the aurora borealis!!
4th, Up North ... ground burst! II by Ken Scott Photography

Leelanau & TC 2023 Fourth of July Calendar

Here's our list of Leelanau's 2023 Fourth of July celebrations.

Pretty Soon Now (cherries that is)

As you can see from the photo, cherries are going to be ripe early in 2023.