June 9, 2011 RSS feed / Outdoors

Free fishing this weekend; event on tap at Lakeview Park

The summer Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled this Saturday and Sunday statewide.  On Saturday and Sunday, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can enjoy fishing in Michigan without a fishing license. More...

PUTTING WASTE IN ITS PLACE

Around 400 vehicles showed up carting all manner of hazardous waste to the county’s semi-annual Household Hazardous Waste collection at the Roscommon County Health Department Saturday, accordin More...

UNUSUAL BLOOM

Chuck DeWitt of 7408 West Emery Rd. in Roscommon Township shows off his lilac bush, which produced two different colors of blooms this season, for the first time ever. More...

Celebrate ‘No Child Left Inside Week’

The Department of Natural Resources is working with the Michigan No Child Left Inside Coalition to promote “No Child Left Inside Week” June 19-26. More...

Outdoors activities abound with Explorer

South Higgins Lake State Park Explorer Guide Brittany Hnevsa has plenty on tap to help others discover nature. More...

‘Project Appleseed’ teaches marksmanship

Teaching skills of marksmanship with a rifle was the purpose of a program last weekend at the Houghton Lake Sportsmens Club for young girls, boys and adults.  The two-day course taught skills and details about rifle shooting in the positions of More...

Bass Federation fishermen find good fishing, warm welcome

The 54 fishermen who participated in Saturday’s Bass Federation Michigan Championship Tournament on Houghton Lake, enjoyed good weather, good fishing and a warm welcome from their hosts.  More...

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