Alewife Dieoff by Sleeping Bear Dunes NPS

Alewives return to Leelanau beaches

Some of Leelanau's beaches are currently littered with multitudes of dead fish known as the alewife. Learn about them here!
Forest Fire - Sleeping Bear Dunes by Todd

Red Flag Fire Danger for Leelanau today!!

mLive shares that the northern half of Lower Michigan has a red flag fire warning today, meaning that the warm, dry, windy conditions allow wildfires to not only start easily, but also spread quickly.
Seasonal Workers in Leelanau County

Seasonal Housing Exchange for Summer Workers

This summer the Sleeping Bear Gateways Council is helping find hosts for seasonal employees through a housing exchange:
Dunesmobile Atop the Sleeping Bear by Joel Dinda

Atop the Sleeping Bear

Joel shared this cool old shot of a Dunesmobile that his father captured on an Agfachrome slide in the summer of 1965.
Stars Rain over Port Oneida by Heather Higham

Leelanau Dark Sky Committee working to reclaim our night sky

The Traverse City Record-Eagle shares how dark sky advocates are working to reclaim Leelanau Peninsula’s night sky heritage in 2022.
Suttons Bay Yetifest

Suttons Bay Yetifest this Saturday, February 19th

The annual Suttons Bay Yeti Fest returns on Saturday, February…
Grooming the Sleeping Bear Trail

Ski the Sleeping Bear Trail in Leelanau County!

The Trail is predictably great for cyclists & hikers in warmer months, and thankfully the fun doesn't stop when the snow flies!
Leland Blue Stone by Cortney Brenner

Leland Blue Stones

Leland Blue stones were born over 100 years ago in the fires of the Leland Lake Superior Iron Company.

New Political Maps Debut for Michigan & Leelanau County

Last week Michigan made history with the first ever congressional, State House and State Senate district maps drawn by citizens through the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission (MICRC). See how that impacts Leelanau!
Grand Traverse Lighthouse by Sheen Watkins

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays everyone!

Wishing all of you a merry Christmas & happy holiday season! Sheen took this at the Grand Traverse Light back in 2014.

Seasons Greetings from Fishtown!

Antoine Manseau and his family, along with John Miller, built the dam at Fishtown. Learn more about it!
Graveyard Shoals" Wreck of the SS Francisco Morazan by Michigan Nut Photography

Morazan Memories

Emily Tyra has a nice feature in the Leelanau Ticker about the wreck of the Francisco Morazan 61 years ago today.