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Nov 13, 2008 - "Planet Backpacker" Release and Book Signing Today!
Oct 27, 2008 - USPS Great Lakes Dunes Stamps Issued at Sleeping Bear
Oct 22, 2008 - Time to Take the Back Road
Oct 2, 2008 - Rain Garden? What's That?
Jan 27, 2008 - Quest to Find Murphy Reaches One Year
Jan 11, 2008 - Sir Edmund Hillary - Everest Hero - Dead at 88
Jan 7, 2008 - Patching Through to Outdoor Souvenirs
Jan 4, 2008 - New Book: Coming of Age on the Appalachian Trail
Dec 28, 2007 - Michigan Receives Safe Routes to School Award
Dec 28, 2007 - Outdoor Eyes Forum Connects Outdoor Fans
Dec 21, 2007 - White House Chooses National Parks Christmas Theme
Dec 17, 2007 - Michigan's UP Becoming Less Wild and Free
July 12, 2007 - Warning! Bear Crossing!
Nov 14, 2008 - Crystal Mountain to Host 11th Women's Winter Tour on Super Bowl Weekend
Feb 15, 2008 - Michigan DNR Hiring Seasonal Workers
Feb 11, 2008 - Grand Haven Pettys Bayou Bridge - 4 Month Closure
Feb 11, 2008 - Quiet Water Symposium - March 1 at MSU
Feb 11, 2008 - Manistee County Audubon Society Spring Programs
Feb 10, 2008 - Walk For Warmth, Feb 23, in Four Local Counties
Feb 9, 2008 - Mason County Relay for Life - June 21, 22
Feb 4, 2008 - Veden to Speak at Michigan City
Jan 30, 2008 - Winter Outdoor Programs Planned for Women
Jan 25, 2008 - Two Winterfest Events this Weekend
Jan 24, 2008 - State Parks Citizen's Committee to Meet Jan 30
Jan 22, 2008 - Betsie Lake Public Pier Permit Hearing
Jan 10, 2008 - Wintersportsfest - A Mini Winter Olympics for Youth
Jan 9, 2008 - The Science, Practice & Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems
Jan 8, 2008 - Reserve 2008 Campsites, Harbor, Rec Area Use Now
Jan 7, 2008 - White Pine Stampede and VASA - February's Michigan Ski Races
Jan 5, 2008 - WSCC Offers Classes to Get You Off The Couch
Jan 4, 2008 - Winter Trails Day - Events January 5, 12
Dec 31, 2007 - Agriculture And Natural Resources Week - Not Just for Farmers
Dec 29, 2007 - Kikkan Randall to Ski at Houghton US National Championship
Dec 24, 2007 - Michigan Recreation and Park Association Conference
Dec 24, 2007 - Calling All Girl Scout Roundup Attendees
June 21, 2007 - Great American Backyard Campout!
June 12, 2007 - Ludington Lakestride Half-Marathon

ACCESSIBLE FACILITIES


Jan 7, 2008 - MPRA Access Funds - West Michigan, 2007
Dec 31, 2007 - Strong Arms - High Speed
Dec 23, 2007 - Public Provides Input on Guidelines for Federal Outdoor Sites
June 17, 2007 - Manistee to Buy Man-Made Lake Shore, Increase Accessibility
June 17, 2007 - Scottville Riverside Park Plans Improvements

ASTRONOMY

Dec 19, 2007 - Mars This Week - Best Views Till 2016
Dec 10, 2007 - Night of Dec 13-14 Geminid Meteor Shower Predicted to be Fine

BICYCLING

Nov 21, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Heritage Trailway
Nov 11, 2008 - New Plan for Official U.S. Bicycle Route System Approved by National Transportation Authority
Nov 10, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Proposes More Rec Opportunities
Oct 18, 2008 - Got a Bike? Make Your Own Adventure
Oct 12, 2008 - Heartland Trail Section Officially Opened
Sep 25, 2008 - Musketawa Trail Making Muskegon Connections
Sep 25, 2008 - Little Traverse Wheelway—Resort Bluffs Construction Nears Completion
Jan 30, 2008 - Coast to Coast Bike Trek to Stop in Grand Haven
Jan 12, 2008 - Little Traverse Wheelway Petoskey Link Funded
Jan 10, 2008 - Miles of New Trails Coming to Grand Rapids Millennium Park
Jan 10, 2008 - Marne Smiley Takes the Handlebars at MMBA
Jan 2, 2008 - Harbor Springs Men Complete US Bike Trek
Dec 22, 2007 - Hungerford Bike Trails - Lots to Do
Dec 20, 2007 - Mason County Recreation Plan - Public Meeting Jan 14
June 7, 2007 - JJ Bike Path Plan Still on Hold

BOATING

Nov 18, 2008 - Cheboygan, South Haven, Boyne City Certify Clean Marinas
Nov 13, 2008 - Little Mistakes on the Little Manistee
Nov 10, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Proposes More Rec Opportunities
Feb 13, 2008 - Pentwater Junior Sailing Venue Claims Legal Use
Jan 18, 2008 - Winter Float Trip on the Jordan River
Jan 16, 2008 - Pentwater Considers Public Venue for Junior Sailing Race
Jan 1, 2008 - The Tradition Endures: 60 Years of the AuSable River Canoe Marathon
Dec 28, 2007 - Ludington Duo Sailing "Somewhere Warm"
Dec 20, 2007 - Mason County Recreation Plan - Public Meeting Jan 14
July 29, 2007 - Road End Public Access Changes- Good or Bad?

BOOKS

Nov 18, 2008 - National Outdoor Book Award Winners for 2008

CAMPING

Dec 17, 2007 - DNR Promises... If Legislature Comes Through with $500K
Dec 13, 2007 - Hart Seeking Grant Money to Refurbish John Gurney Park
Dec 12, 2007 - Winter Camping Allowed at Ludington State Park
June 21, 2007 - Great American Backyard Campout!
June 17, 2007 - Scottville Riverside Park Plans Improvements

DISC GOLF

Oct 26, 2008 - Fort Custer Recreation Area Offers New Disc Golf Course

DOG-SLEDDING

Jan 29, 2008 - My Afternoon as an Iditarod Trainer
Dec 31, 2007 - Sled Dog Racing- A North American Tradition

ECOLOGY

Feb 17, 2008 - Fighting Non-Native Plants
Feb 14, 2008 - DNR Looking for Wolves- You Can Help
Jan 27, 2008 - Fix-It Project for East Grand Rapids Lake
Jan 26, 2008 - Bloody-red Shrimp Invades Great Lakes
Jan 12, 2008 - Alien Grass Invading West Michigan
Jan 9, 2008 - The Science, Practice & Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems
Jan 8, 2008 - Get Online Training to Fight Invasive Species

ECONOMIC VALUE of RECREATION

Jan 19, 2008 - Outdoor Sales Remain Strong
Dec 15, 2007 - Midwest National Wildlife Refuges - $100 Million in Economic Activity

ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Jan 29, 2008 - The Sad Farewell for Loon C-3
Jan 15, 2008 - New Hope for Pine Beetle Defense
Jan 11, 2008 - Traverse City Boardman River Banks Cleanup
Jan 9, 2008 - Fast Response Saves Pere Marquette from 200-Gallon Kerosene Spill

FISHING

Feb 16, 2008 - Conditions Can Spoil Best-Laid Plans
Feb 13, 2008 - Multi-State Research Grant Will Focus on Deadly Fish Virus
Feb 2, 2008 - New Baitfish Rules to Guard Against VHS
Jan 26, 2008 - Baldwin to be Commemorated as Site of First German Brown Trout
Jan 22, 2008 - Michigan DNR 2008 Free Fishing
Jan 16, 2008 - New Guide to Great Lakes Fish Invaders Available
Jan 13, 2008 - Expect Fewer Lake Michigan Salmon Catches
Jan 2, 2008 - Dow Opens Access Point on Pere Marquette Lake for Ice Fishing
Dec 19, 2007 - Sea Grant Regional Fishery Workshop- Jan 5, Ludington
Oct 26, 2007 - DNR - Tribal Hunting, Fishing Consent Decree
July 29, 2007 - Road End Public Access Changes- Good or Bad?
July 1, 2007 - Deadly VHS Hits Lake Michigan Fish
June 26, 2007 - Pentwater River to Have Lampricide Treatment
June 21, 2007 - Fish Survey of Pere Marquette Lake
June 9, 2007 - Cooler Water Below Dams Will Improve Fishing

FUNDING

Nov 15, 2008 - National Forest Recreation Fees Will Increase
Oct 20, 2008 - Rails-to-Trails Seeks Federal Investment for Walking, Biking
Oct 16, 2008 - Vote to Fund North Country Trail Projects
Oct 5, 2008 - Partnership for the National Trails System Receives Kodak American Greenways Award
Feb 17, 2008 - Michigan's Recreation Treasure Chest
Feb 5, 2008 - Michigan Waterfront Project Grants
Feb 5, 2008 - How the Michigan DNR Found that $10 Million
Jan 30, 2008 - Wexford County to Receive 23% of Michigan "Safe Routes to School Funds"
Jan 26, 2008 - Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Grant Applications Now Available
Jan 26, 2008 - Baucus and Crapo Introduce Recreation Fee Repeal Bill
Jan 24, 2008 - Sales Tax Money Could be Dedicated to Recreation
Jan 14, 2008 - Natural Resources Trust Fund Workshops
Jan 13, 2008 - The Money Trail
Jan 9, 2008 - Michigan Volunteer River, Stream and Creek Cleanup Grants Available for 2008
Jan 8, 2008 - LWCF 2008 Grant Applications Available
Jan 7, 2008 - Leelanau Parks Waiting to See the Cash
Jan 7, 2008 - MPRA Access Funds - West Michigan, 2007
Jan 6, 2008 - Transportation Enhancements in West Michigan - 2007
Dec 28, 2007 - Veronica Valley Purchase- Leelanau Commission Votes Yes
Dec 28, 2007 - US House Approves FY 2008 Budget With National Parks a Winner
Dec 28, 2007 - Michigan - Speaking with Forked Tongue?
Dec 27, 2007 - Ottawa County Parks Township Millage Vote January 15
Dec 27, 2007 - Leelanau County Township Receives $5000 DEQ Grant
Dec 25, 2007 - Suttons Bay Township Herman Park Funding Moves Forward
Dec 22, 2007 - $54,421 for Recreation Projects from Manistee Community Foundation
Dec 14, 2007 - Good News for Ski Trails... For A While
Dec 12, 2007 - DNR Finds $10 Million! Huh?
Dec 12, 2007 - Volunteer River, Stream and Creek Cleanup Grants Available
Dec 10, 2007 - Will a License Plate Surcharge Replace State Park Fees?

GEAR

Nov 19, 2008 - Your Cell Phone as Fitness Coach?
Feb 15, 2008 - Another Powerful Idea for Your Clothes
Feb 13, 2008 - Belt, Suspenders Can Carry it All
Feb 9, 2008 - Charge It!
Feb 3, 2008 - Hot Liquids Release Endocrine Disruptors from Nalgene
Jan 23, 2008 - Clean Water Great for Wound Cleansing
Jan 16, 2008 - Hike Faster - Your Baby Bottle Made You Fat and Your Water Bottle Isn't Helping Either
Jan 14, 2008 - Wool vs Synthetics - Skip the Sock-Wringing
Jan 11, 2008 - Leave the Platypus, Drink Some Air
Dec 24, 2007 - Strap On Some Power

GEOCACHING / LETTERBOXING

Nov 2, 2008 - Letterboxing- Family Fun Outdoors
Jan 13, 2008 - Michiganders Track Treasure

HEALTH & FITNESS

Nov 11, 2008 - Arizona Jogger Wrestles Rabid Fox into Trunk, Drives to Hospital
Nov 4, 2008 - Big Mosquitoes are Safer Mosquitoes
Sept 23, 2008 - A Smoker and Pregnant? Take a Hike or Two!
Jan 29, 2008 - Sit Around and You May Age Faster Than You Thought
Jan 28, 2008 - EPA Offers SunWise Curriculum
Jan 27, 2008 - New Hope to Beat Cryptosporidium
Jan 23, 2008 - Men Can Dramatically Reduces Heart Attack Risk with Daily Exercise
Jan 20, 2008 - Winter: Prime Time for Heart Attacks
Jan 19, 2008 - Researchers Put the Bite on Mosquitoes
Jan 16, 2008 - Hike Faster - Your Baby Bottle Made You Fat and Your Water Bottle Isn't Helping Either
Jan 12, 2008 - Get Outside and Succeed in Your Resolutions
Jan 10, 2008 - The Psychology of Fitness
Jan 9, 2008 - Forget the Track, Hit Nature's Gym
Jan 8, 2008 - Sunshine - It's Good For You
Jan 6, 2008 - Walking Helps Prevent Dementia
Jan 4, 2008 - Walk to Reduce Menopausal Stress, Anxiety and Depression
Dec 31, 2007 - Bend, 1,2 Lift 3,4 - Reduce Stroke Risk
Dec 29, 2007 - Why Exertion Leads to Exhaustion
Dec 25, 2007 - SAD Depression Still Not Well Understood
Dec 22, 2007 - CMU Student Researching New Bird Flu Monitoring Technique
Dec 21, 2007 - The Science of Shivering
Dec 19, 2007 - Got Fleas? Grab the Hoover!"
Dec 13, 2007 - Older and Out of Shape? It’s Never Too Late
Dec 9, 2007 - Take a Hike - Your Computer is Calling
July 2, 2007 - E. Coli Count Closes One Local Beach
June 27, 2007 - Lyme Carrying Ticks Headed Northward

HIKING

Nov 11, 2008 - Did The Ice Age Ever Get to the Flamingos?
Nov 10, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Proposes More Rec Opportunities
Nov 9, 2008 - Muskegon Hiker Does the Manistee NCT - A Long Walk In the Woods
Oct 22, 2008 - Big D Continues His Hike Across Michigan
Oct 21, 2008 - Executive Order Could Open National Parks to Mountain Bikes
Oct 17, 2008 - North Country Trail Re-Opened Near Highbridge
Sept 30, 2008 - North Country Trail Closed Near Highbridge
Sept 19, 2008 - North Country Trail Bridge Built near Hodenpyl
Feb 2, 2008 - 'Backpacking' Book Loaded with Maps, Photos
Jan 30, 2008 - My Mother's Footsteps

Jan 19, 2008 - Beachwalkers- Michigan and Ohio Hold Opposing Views
Jan 19, 2008 - Path to bliss: the American Discovery Trail
Jan 17, 2008 - Hiker Passport for the International Appalachian Trail
Jan 14, 2008 - Soggy Snow Can't Stop the Spirit
Jan 11, 2008 - 1,100 Miles, 78 Days, Two Pairs of Boots...
Jan 10, 2008 - Miles of New Trails Coming to Grand Rapids Millennium Park
Jan 4, 2008 - New Book: Coming of Age on the Appalachian Trail
Jan 2, 2008 - North Country Trail Re-route Near Mesick to be Explained January 10 in Manistee
Jan 1, 2008 - New Trail at Bowman Lake is Complete
Dec 19, 2007 - Proposed Hiqhbank Connector to the North Country Trail
Dec 16, 2007 - West Shore Community College Recreation Opportunities
June 10, 2007 - Newaygo Birch Grove Loop Trail Dedicated

HISTORIC SITES

Jan 26, 2008 - Baldwin to be Commemorated as Site of First German Brown Trout
Jan 23, 2008 - Mackinac State Historic Parks Honored with Accreditation
Jan 2, 2008 - Mason County Historical Society President Reports

HORSEBACK RIDING

Jan 31, 2008 - 2007 Equine Survey - Horse Population Surges
Jan 24, 2008 - A Horse is a Horse, of Course, of Course
Dec 29, 2007 - Preserving Our Equine Heritage On Public Lands Act
Oct 28, 2007 - Manistee Riders Take National Honors

ICE SKATING

Jan 8, 2008 - Ice Skating Trail Opens at Muskegon
Jan 7, 2008 - Ice Skating Trip Turns Tragic - An Historic Saga

KIDS and OUTDOORS

Nov 19, 2008 - Cold is Cool for Michigan 4th Graders
Oct 28, 2008 - Outdoor Foundation Asks You to Say “I Will” Take a Kid Outside
Sept 21, 2008 - No Child Left Behind 2007 Passes US House
Sept 18, 2008 - National Park Service Unveils New Website for Children
Feb 5, 2008 - "More Kids in the Woods" Says Forest Service
Jan 31, 2008 - Cub Scouts Slide in Traverse City
Jan 28, 2008 - Author Richard Louv Honored With the 50th Audubon Medal
Jan 17, 2008 - Leave No Trace Seeking Seasonal Educators
Jan 14, 2008 - Play Every Day
Jan 10, 2008 - Wintersportsfest - A Mini Winter Olympics for Youth
Dec 29, 2007- Michigan Kids Should Be as Lucky as these Hoosiers
Nov 28, 2007- Osteoporosis- Not Just About Grandma

KITEBOARDING / SNOWKITING

Jan 16, 2008- Snowkiting - Kiteboarding in the Snow

LAND MANAGEMENT

Nov 20, 2008 - Bigford Family Conservation Easement on the Pere Marquette
Nov 15, 2008 - Owasippe Court Appeal Still Stands
Nov 13, 2008 - Owasippe Saved But Not Preserved
Oct 1, 2008 - Commentary: White Pine Wind Farm
Sept 17, 2008 - CAC Scouts May Settle For Owasippe Contract Termination
Sept 17, 2008 - Public Comment Sought on White Pines Wind Turbine Project Near Nordhouse Dunes"
Feb 15, 2008- Open House for the DNR Red Pine Project in Gaylord
Feb 15, 2008- Deal Would Let Saugatuck Lease Part of Dunes Land
Feb 11, 2008- From Premature Death to a Permanent Legacy
Feb 2, 2008- West Michigan Land Conservancy Aids in Protecting Pere Marquette Acres
Jan 27, 2008- Little Traverse Conservancy Has Record Year
Jan 26, 2008- DNR Public Meeting on Eco-Management Areas in Northern Michigan
Jan 14, 2008- What Is the DNR Land Consolidation Strategy?
Jan 12, 2008- Newaygo County Land Swap Gives Public River Access
Jan 2, 2008- Sides Step Back from Denison Dunes Confrontation
Dec 25, 2007- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Reopens Comment Period On National Wildlife Refuge Draft Mosquito Control Policy
Dec 20, 2007- Saugatuck Residents Turn Out in Force to Oppose Development
Dec 19, 2007- Update- Chicago Scouting Council vs Blue Lake Township
Dec 17, 2007- Wednesday Meeting Critical for Saugatuck's Denison Dunes
Dec 17, 2007- Forest Service Announces Open Space Conservation Strategy

MAPS

Feb 11, 2007- Mapping a Greener Future

MULTI-DISCIPLINE

Feb 13, 2008 - Michigan Man Fights Adversity Through Exercise
June 8, 2007 - Adventure Race is New Pentwater Summer Event

NATURE NOTES

Oct 31, 2008 - Haunted Barn? Just an Owl
Feb 3, 2008 - Birds ID Latitude and Longitude
Jan 31, 2008 - Indiana Bats Dying from Mysterious Mold
Jan 19, 2008 - Mathematical Snowstorms
Jan 10, 2008 - How Ice Melts
Jan 2, 2008 - Great Lakes Precipitation Masks Evaporation
Jan 1, 2008 - Getting Acquainted with a Good Snowflake
Dec 23, 2007 - Northern Lights Fed by Magnetic "Ropes"
Dec 21, 2007 - Smell a Snake? It May Be a Squirrel!
Dec 19, 2007 - Got Fleas? Grab the Hoover!"

ORGANIZATIONS / AGENCIES / PLANNING

Oct 30, 2008 - Building Trails to a New Partnership
Oct 24, 2008 - Grand Traverse Area - Just a Few Days Left to Say Your Vision Includes Trails
Feb 17, 2008 - Forest Service Working On New Planning Rule
Feb 16, 2008 - Cassopolis Developing Parks Master Plan
Feb 16, 2008 - Grand Traverse Grand Vision Includes Trails
Feb 9, 2008 - What Helps / Hinders the DNR
Feb 2, 2008 - DNR Completes Draft of State Forest Management Plan
Feb 1, 2008 - State-Owned Land Consolidation Meeting for Manistee County
Jan 30, 2008 - Sturgis has New Parks and Rec Director
Jan 28, 2008 - Little Traverse Wheelway Section Drawings Complete
Jan 27, 2008 - Executive Director Sought for West Michgan Trails and Greenway Coalition
Jan 27, 2008 - Sturgis Plans Bike Paths, Park Upgrades
Jan 24, 2008 - Meinert Park May Gain 91 Acres
Jan 23, 2008 - Landscape Students Dream of Northport Pathway
Jan 23, 2008 - Scottville Adds Riverfront and Landfill Properties to Master Plan
Jan 22, 2008 - Michigan Received $2.3M in Forest Service Funding for Schools, Roads
Jan 22, 2008 - DNR Plan Spells Out Property-Naming Policy
Jan 20, 2008 - Scottville Proposing Major Recreation Projects
Jan 14, 2008 - Kent County Townships Plan For More Trails
Jan 14, 2008 - Consolidation for NEPA Studies May Not Best Serve Forest Service
Jan 14, 2008 - Mason County Rec Plan on Track
Jan 12, 2008 - Funke to Lead Michigan Audubon
Jan 11, 2008 - Muskegon Township Looking for Recreation Ideas
Dec 21, 2007 - Manistee County Recreation Plan- Two Public Input Oppportunities
Dec 20, 2007 - Mason County Recreation Plan - Public Meeting Jan 14
Nov 7, 2007 - Michigan Great Outdoors - Marketing West Michigan
Oct 25, 2007 - Michigan Great Outdoors Names Leaders
July 19, 2007 - Non-Motorized Transportation Wish Lists
July 14, 2007 - Manistee Includes Recreation in Strategic Plan
July 10, 2007 - Ludington Forms Parks Advisory Board

PHILOSOPHY

Oct 25, 2008 - Is it Worth the Money to Awaken Curiosity?
Feb 17, 2008 -
Techno-Hostage?
Feb 13, 2008 - Why Youth Hostel Showers are Like the Stock Market
Feb 10, 2008 - The Notion of Walkability
Feb 5, 2008 - Will Future Generations Embrace Conservation?
Jan 30, 2008 - Where Trails Lead: Our Heritage
Jan 13, 2008 - Directions from an Old Compass

PHOTO FEATURES

Jan 27, 2008 - Photo of Robin in Snow

PLAYGROUNDS & SKATE PARKS

Feb 17, 2008 - Hamlin Township Hoping for New Playground Equipment
Dec 27, 2007 - High Ropes Nature Experience - Mackinac City 2008
July 29, 2007 - West Michigan Skateboard Parks- Quarter Pipes Need More Quarters
July 4, 2007 - New Scottville Playground Open
June 7, 2007 - Ludington Holds Groundbreaking for Stearns Skateboard Park

RUNNING

June 12, 2007 - Ludington Lakestride Half-Marathon

SAFETY / FIRST AID

Jan 25, 2008 - Know How to Make an Emergency Winter Shelter
Jan 23, 2008 - Clean Water Great for Wound Cleansing
Dec 23, 2007 - Seven Snow Sports Safety Tips

SKIING

Nov 19, 2008 - Cold is Cool for Michigan 4th Graders
Nov 14, 2008 - Crystal Mountain to Host 11th Women's Winter Tour on Super Bowl Weekend
Nov 2, 2008 - Crystal Valley Ski Trail Opens Two More Loops
Oct 29, 2008 - License to Ski?
Sep 27, 2008 - Boyne Resorts Ready for Snow Season
Jan 31, 2008 - Renewed Hopes for Skiing at Sugar Loaf
Jan 29, 2008 - Traveling Coach: Beulah Offers Scenic Skiing
Jan 25, 2008 - Legislation Introduced to Require Ski Helmets by Law
Jan 25, 2008 - Get Started Cross-Country Skiing
Jan 23, 2008 - Know the Michigan Ski Code - It Could Be Worth $300
Jan 23, 2008 - Crystal Mountain Announces $10 Million Expansion
Jan 22, 2008 - Grand Rapids Skier Dies on the Trail
Jan 10, 2008 - Miles of New Trails Coming to Grand Rapids Millennium Park
Jan 7, 2008 - White Pine Stampede and VASA - February's Michigan Ski Races
Jan 5, 2008 - Mike Terrell Checks Out the Cadillac Pathway
Jan 4, 2008 - McDonald's Offers "Discover Michigan Skiing"
Jan 4, 2008 - Winter Trails Day - Events January 5, 12
Dec 31, 2007 - Strong Arms - High Speed
Dec 30, 2007 - Girl's Death Raises Ski Slope Design Questions
Dec 29, 2007 - Kikkan Randall to Ski at Houghton US National Championship
Dec 25, 2007 - Canton Township Girl Dies in Ski Accident at Schuss Mountain
Dec 25, 2007 - Mulligan's Hollow Ski Bowl Opens Ahead of Schedule
Dec 21, 2007 - Limited Edition Ski Michigan Gold Card
Dec 20, 2007 - Oceana Foundation Supports OCCSA
Dec 17, 2007 - DNR Promises... If Legislature Comes Through with $500K
Dec 14, 2007 - Good News for Ski Trails... For A While
Nov 30, 2007 - State Forest Pathway Grooming Takes DNR Budget Hit

SKILLS FOR THE TRAIL

Feb 3, 2008 - Get Oriented - Even Toddlers Can

SNOWBOARDING

Jan 24, 2008 - From Scratch: BOARDSPORT
Jan 12, 2008 - On a Board, Shredding and Stomping, but Mostly Falling
Jan 9, 2008 - Park and Pipe
Jan 6, 2008 - Snowboarders Welcome 18-Foot Halfpipe
Jan 4, 2008 - McDonald's Offers "Discover Michigan Skiing"
Dec 8, 2007 - 28-Year-Old Michigan Man Dies Snowboarding Mt. Hood

SNOWSHOEING

Feb 17, 2008 - One Pair at a Time
Feb 16, 2008 - Snowshoeing the North Country Trail
Jan 31, 2008 - Hartwick Pines to Host Snowshoe Hikes
Jan 4, 2008 - Winter Trails Day - Events January 5, 12
Dec 8, 2007 - Spirit of the Woods First Snow Outing of the Winter

SWIMMING/ WATER SPORTS

Jan 19, 2008 - Manistee Plans to SWIM Off 25 Tons
Jan 18, 2008 - Manistee Community Pool Will Get Boost from City
Jan 14, 2008 - EPA Helps Keep Beaches Safe
Jan 11, 2008 - Ludington Rec Offers Red Cross Swimming Lessons
Jan 5, 2008 - WSCC Offers Classes to Get You Off The Couch
Jan 2, 2008 - New Year's Day at the Beach
Dec 4, 2007 - Stearns Park to Have Lifeguards Summer 2008
July 29, 2007 - Road End Public Access Changes- Good or Bad?
July 13, 2007 - Manistee Drowning - What Should You Do in a Rip Current?
July 2, 2007 - E. Coli Count Closes One Local Beach
June 15, 2007 - Lifeguards at Stearns Beach This Summer

SURVIVAL

Jan 1, 2008 - Murphy Family Searches Mauna Kea One Last Time for Missing Hiker
Dec 30, 2007 - Big Scare for Lost Brothers at Sleeping Bear
Dec 15, 2007 - Search for Michigan Man Missing in Hawaii Called Off

TRAIL PLANNING

Dec 15, 2007 - North Country Trail Adirondack Plan Comments Needed!

TRAINING

Jan 14, 2008 - COSEE "Great Lakes Rocks" Online Workshop
Jan 2, 2008 - State Parks Forge Partnership with Leave No Trace
Jan 1, 2008 - Fish & Wildlife Service Promotes Connecting People With Nature
Dec 30, 2007 - Leave No Trace 2008 Master Educator Courses

URBAN PATHWAYS and PARKS

Nov 11, 2008 - 102-Year-Old Saginaw Bridge Will Become Trail
Nov 25, 2007 - John Gurney Park- Changes in Store?
Oct 23, 2007 - Ludington Avenue West End Set For Big Changes

USER FEES

Oct 6, 2008 - Forest Service Proposes Recreation Fee Increases
Dec 22, 2007 - NPCA Supports National Parks Pass Over America the Beautiful

USER RIGHTS

Oct 26, 2007 - DNR - Tribal Hunting, Fishing Consent Decree

VOLUNTEERS

Oct 15, 2008 - Naperala Receives Jim Mudgett Award from TART
Sep 26, 2008 - National Public Lands Day- Give Something Back
Feb 5, 2007 - Vacations Blend Public Service, Hiking
Nov 8, 2007 - Manistee Women Receives National North Country Trail Award

WILDLIFE WATCHING

Feb 16, 2008 - Winter Season a Challenge for Wildlife
Feb 2, 2008 - Great Backyard Bird Count Connects People With Nature
Jan 14, 2008 - Type-E Botulism Confirmed in Waterfowl Deaths
Jan 12, 2008 - Funke to Lead Michigan Audubon
Dec 31, 2007 - 108th Audubon Bird Count, Local Date - Jan 5, 2008

WINTER SPORTS

Feb 10, 2008 - Grab Shovel, Get Set, Go!
Jan 31, 2008 - Cub Scouts Slide in Traverse City
Jan 29, 2008 - Of Vikings, Bumble Bees, and Loafers
Jan 25, 2008 - Deep Woods Fishing, Skiing and a Trailside Feast
Jan 25, 2008 - Michigan Special Olympians Succeed at Winter Sports

BENZIE COUNTY

Jan 22, 2008 - Lake Ann Beach to be Township Park in 2009
Jan 22, 2008 - Betsie Lake Public Pier Permit Hearing

CASS COUNTY

Feb 16, 2008 - Cassopolis Developing Parks Master Plan

EMMETT COUNTY

Oct 3, 2008 - Into the Woods - North Country Trail Near Petoskey
Sep 27, 2008 - Boyne Resorts Ready for Snow Season
Sep 25, 2008 - Little Traverse Wheelway—Resort Bluffs Construction Nears Completion
Jan 12, 2008 - Little Traverse Wheelway Petoskey Link Funded

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY

Oct 5, 2008 - Arlen Matson a Modern-Day Pathfinder
Feb 16, 2008 - Grand Traverse Grand Vision Includes Trails

IONIA COUNTY

Jan 27, 2008 - Lowell to Ionia Rail-Trail Connection Progress

KENT COUNTY

Jan 27, 2008 - Fix-It Project for East Grand Rapids Lake
Jan 14, 2008 - Kent County Townships Plan For More Trails
Jan 10, 2008 - Miles of New Trails Coming to Grand Rapids Millennium Park

LAKE COUNTY

Jan 1, 2008 - New Trail at Bowman Lake is Complete

LEELENAU COUNTY

Nov 21, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Heritage Trailway
Nov 10, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Proposes More Rec Opportunities
Feb 10, 2008 - Sleeping Bear Wakes Up to Increased Funding
Jan 23, 2008 - Landscape Students Dream of Northport Pathway
Jan 7, 2008 - Leelanau Parks Waiting to See the Cash
Jan 5, 2008 - Plan to Raise $2M for Herman Park, Suttons Bay
Dec 27, 2007 - Leelanau County Township Receives $5000 DEQ Grant
Dec 25, 2007 - Suttons Bay Township Herman Park Funding Moves Forward

MANISTEE COUNTY

Oct 4, 2008- Manistee County Reports Canine Distemper in Wild Animals
Jan 12, 2008- $54,421 for Recreation Projects from Manistee Community Foundation
July 14, 2007 - Manistee Includes Recreation in Strategic Plan

MAN MADE LAKE

June 17, 2007 - Manistee to Buy Man-Made Lake Shore, Increase Accessibility
July 14, 2007 - Manistee Includes Recreation in Strategic Plan

TIPPY DAM

Dec 13, 2007 - Dam Sirens to Be Tested Friday

MASON COUNTY

Oct 23, 2008 - Good News for Fish, Bad News for Scottville Park
Oct 1, 2008 - Commentary: White Pine Wind Farm
Sept 17, 2008 - Public Comment Sought on White Pines Wind Turbine Project Near Nordhouse Dunes"
Jan 14, 2008 - Mason County Rec Plan on Track

LUDINGTON

July 10, 2007 - Ludington Forms Parks Advisory Board

LUDINGTON STATE PARK

Dec 12, 2007 - Winter Camping Allowed at Ludington State Park
Dec 1, 2007 - Mullen Retires as Ludington State Park Manager

MASON COUNTY CAMPGROUND

Dec 20, 2007 - Mason County Recreation Plan - Public Meeting Jan 14

NORDHOUSE DUNES

Feb 17, 2008 - Michigan's Recreation Treasure Chest

SCOTTVILLE

Jan 23, 2008 - Scottville Adds Riverfront and Landfill Properties to Master Plan
Jan 20, 2008 - Scottville Proposing Major Recreation Projects

STEARNS PARK

Oct 23, 2007 - Ludington Avenue West End Set For Big Changes

MUSKEGON COUNTY

Oct 7, 2008 - Hilt’s Landing Plans Trails, History, Preservation
Sep 25, 2008 - Musketawa Trail Making Muskegon Connections
Sept 24, 2008 - Lost Lake, A Gem Added to Muskegon State Park
Jan 11, 2008 - Muskegon Township Looking for Recreation Ideas
Jan 8, 2008 - Ice Skating Trail Opens at Muskegon

OCEANA COUNTY

HART MONTAGUE RAIL TRAIL

Feb 17, 2008 - Michigan's Recreation Treasure Chest

JOHN GURNEY PARK

Dec 13, 2007 - Hart Seeking Grant Money to Refurbish John Gurney Park
Nov 25, 2007 - John Gurney Park- Changes in Store?

OTTAWA COUNTY

Feb 16, 2008 - Hofma Park a Hidden Gem in Ottawa County
Feb 15, 2008 - Ottawa County to Harvest Pines in Parks
Dec 27, 2007 - Ottawa County Parks Township Millage Vote January 15

NEWAYGO COUNTY

Jan 5, 2008- Newaygo County Land Swap Gives Public River Access

WEXFORD COUNTY

Jan 5, 2008 - Mike Terrell Checks Out the Cadillac Pathway

NORTH COUNTRY NATIONAL SCENIC TRAIL

Nov 9, 2008 - Muskegon Hiker Does the Manistee NCT - A Long Walk In the Woods
Oct 22, 2008 - Big D Continues His Hike Across Michigan
Oct 17, 2008 - North Country Trail Re-Opened Near Highbridge
Oct 9, 2008 - North Country Trail Triad- Workshops, Hike and a Bar-B-Q
Oct 8, 2008 - North Country Trail Annual Triad Kicks off in Lowell
Oct 3, 2008 - Into the Woods - North Country Trail Near Petoskey
Sept 30, 2008 - North Country Trail Closed Near Highbridge
Sept 19, 2008 - North Country Trail Bridge Built near Hodenpyl
Jan 10, 2008 - NCTA 2007 Progress Report
Jan 2, 2008 - North Country Trail Re-route Near Mesick to be Explained January 10 in Manistee
Dec 21, 2007 - North Country Trail Arrowhead Re-Route Moves Closer to Approval
Dec 19, 2007 - Proposed Hiqhbank Connector to the North Country Trail
Dec 15, 2007 - North Country Trail Adirondack Plan Comments Needed!
 

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