Monthly Archives: May 2012

Messin’ Round in Boats: WMCKA 2012 Sea Kayak Symposium

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There is little to beat a nice weekend with friends all messin’ round in boats. These images are from the 23rd annual Sea Kayak Symposium hosted by the West Michigan Coastal Kayaker’s Association over Memorial Day weekend. The festivities took … Continue reading

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Healing Waters: How fishing helps veterans cope with the scars of war

By Howard Meyerson NEWAYGO, MI — Any differences were set aside when they stepped off the bus; those of the men who had gone to war and come back sullied; and those of the open-faced anglers who greeted them, hoping … Continue reading

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Lean Times: State game area vandalism results in important work going undone

By Howard Meyerson ALLEGAN – Maria Albright was disappointed recently to find that vandals had damaged a new sign at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Echo Point Shooting Range. The sign had been built by Eagle Scouts. It had … Continue reading

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Green Living: World’s First Vertical Forest Being Built in Milan

Who said apartment dwelling needs to be sterile?  Bosco Verticale, the 27 story vision of Stefano Boeri, architect, academic and former editor of design and architecture magazine Domus, is an attempt to provide a better life in the metropolis, according … Continue reading

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Basking in the Sun

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  I took this picture a few weeks ago at a local lake while fishing. These guys were just enjoying the sun like all the people there. I didn’t have my Nikon with me so I…

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Coming Back: California condor population breaks 400

The California condor is making a comeback but it isn’t out of the woods yet, according to federal wildlife officials. A survey of condors found 405, a far cry from 23 in the early 1980’s. Condors remain on the federal … Continue reading

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Four People Die on Mt. Everest

Four climbers said to be old chums died on Mt. Everest this past weekend. Reports so far are that all four died from altitude sickness. The climbers come from Germany, South Korea, Canada and China, Discovery News reports today. The … Continue reading

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Who said bears were lazy?

This one is demonstrating remarkable determination and agility. Proof you need to tie your food bag out from a tree when traveling through the bush. Great post by Fortune Bay Expedition Team on Facebook.

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Government killing of 8 wolves suggests Upper Peninsula may be overcrowded with wolves

By Howard Meyerson A couple of weeks ago, I read with some dismay about eight wolves shot and killed in and around Ironwood, a western Upper Peninsula town. Ironwood is a gateway community, a popular tourist town — population 5,380 … Continue reading

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