A Cold Drink by Mark Smith

A cold drink of water

Mark captured this shot on the beach in Leland. Definitely not swimming weather!!

Remembering Greg Reisig

This week I lost a friend & mentor, Greg Reisig, a man with an amazingly gentle soul who could nonetheless be fierce & determined in defense of Michigan’s environment.
Clouds over North Manitou Island by Mary Westbrook

Clouds over North Manitou Island

Here's a simply stunning shot of North Manitou Island at the beginning of August. Head over to the Traverse City Camera Club on Facebook for more photos by Mary from an amazing day on Lake Michigan! 
Lake Michigan ... solstice sunset, moonrise by Ken Scott

Happy Summer Solstice everyone!

Summer will officially arrive to Leelanau TODAY (Saturday, June 20) with the summer solstice at 5:43:32 PM.
Electric Perfectly Hectic by Snap Happy Gal

May 2020: Electric & perfectly hectic!

Heather says it was electric, and perfectly hectic which seems to me to be an apt description for Michigan’s wild 2020 ride.
The Forts at Whaleback by Andrew McFarlane

The Whaleback Blues aren't so bad

Here's a three-year-old throwback to May 7, 2017 in the Leelanau Conservancy's Whaleback Natural Area 🌳🌞🌊❤️

Boating clarified under Michigan's Covid-19 Order

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended the Covid-19 Executive Order for Michigan until April 30th. Clarifications were also issued in a FAQ including that powered boating doesn't constitute “outdoor activity” under the new executive order.

Candle Ice on Lake Michigan

Throwback Thursday to March 19, 2018 & some very cool columnar ice along Lake Michigan!! Turn it up!!

Leelanau X-Files: Split Rail Reality at South Beach in Leland

In Here today, gone tomorrow in the Record-Eagle, Patti Brandt Burgess tells the confusing tale of a split-rail fence that appeared at Leland's South Beach on public property early Thursday morning and was gone as mysteriously as it came by Saturday morning.

March's Shoreline Ice from Above

Here's an awesome compilation of aerials from this week along Lake Michigan just north of Leland by Jim Burnham of the Leland Report!

Diving In with Scuba Diver Chris Roxburgh

We hope you enjoy this exploration of the world under Grand Traverse…

Polar Vortex Ice Cave Hype Machine

The polar vortex coupled with high winds could deliver ice formations & caves on Leelanau's western shore like we've seen several times in recent years.