May 17, 2007 RSS feed / Outdoors

It's Warbler Time

Warbler Festival takes folks back to nature

The campus of Kirtland Community College near Roscommon Saturday will be the center of activities celebrating the rare songbird which gives the college and the Kirtland's Warbler Festival their names. More...

KIRTLAND'S WARBER FESTIVAL

Schedule of Events - Saturday, May 19

A variety of workshops and educational programs will be held throughout the day.   They include: " Michigan Butterflies and Moths" with the Nature Discovery at 10:15 a.m. More...

GETTIN' A BITE

Dropping a line in the pond at Kirtland Community College during the Kirtland's Warbler Festival is a favorite among kids. More...

OUTDOORSWITH GORDIE

(Editor's note: Longtime outdoor writer Gordon Charles died May 2, 2007 following a brief illness. A resident of Traverse City, he was 86. Mr. More...

DNR chief increases fees at state forest campgrounds

The fees for camping at state forest campgrounds increased Monday, following action taken by Department of Natural Resources Director Rebecca Humphries at the May 10 meeting of the Michigan Natural Resources Commission. More...

ANIMALS GALORE

Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom will again be on hand at this year's festival to give young and old a chance to view creatures of all sorts. More...

Tours to wildlife areas planned before, during, after festival

The Kirtland's Warbler Festival is offering birding trips and nature watch tours to wildlife viewing areas. Guides are naturalists with many years of experience either as natural resource biologists or as science educators and birders. More...

Run, walk on wooded trails to be part of festival fun

The third annual Fierebird 5000 (5- km run) and Warbler Wobble (onemile walk) are scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday on scenic wooded trails on and around the Kirtland Community College campus. More...

WILDERNESS LEADERS

Educators Cheri Hutek (left) of the Gerrish-Higgins School District and Jill Trahan of the Houghton Lake Community Schools (right) were recently chosen by the Mid Michigan Chapter of Safari Club International to attend the American Wilderness Leade More...

Team Ayres compete, hook young anglers at tourney

We recently arrived home from our tournament with Masters Walleye Circuit on the Detroit River and Michigan waters of Lake Erie. More...

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