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Monthly Archives: April 2012
Victoria Grover, a 59-year-old physician assistant from Maine, said she was shivering uncontrollably by the end of her ordeal, showing early signs of hypothermia. Grover broke her leg about two miles from the trailhead while returning from a 6-mile round … Continue reading
Hikers from across the country will be gathering in Augusta, Michigan near Battle Creek in August for the annual North Country Trail Association conference. NCTA staffers say registration is now open for the August 1-5 event. The NCT is a … Continue reading
Sea kayaking filmmaker Justine Curgenven and her friends are out for a bit of a paddle off Wales having some fun. From: Cackle TV
By Howard Meyerson Traverse City, Mich. — Come summer, if all goes as planned, the waters of the Boardman River will for the first time in 91 years begin to flow naturally down to Lake Michigan. State and federal officials … Continue reading
Eight gray wolves recently were shot and killed in the Upper Peninsula town of Ironwood. The wolves had become an increasing problem. The wolves, members of two UP wolf packs, had followed deer into residential areas where the deer were … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson FARWELL — It was a sunny, mild day in early April when I climbed into a drift boat with Jeff Johnson and Terry Drinkwine for an unusual day of trout fishing. Johnson, our gracious host, offered some … Continue reading
Now, this is something you don’t see very often. Wildlife officials tranquilized this 200-pound black bear after it climbed up a tree at the University of Colorado housing complex.
By Howard Meyerson LANSING – Nearly a quarter million fewer coho salmon will be stocked in the Grand River at Lansing in future years if a state plan to release those fish downstream moves forward this spring. The new … Continue reading
Four guys, two canoes, a movie camera and big dreams to paddle 2,600 miles across Canada from the Pacific Ocean to Hudson Bay. That’s a challenge. But that’s what Minnesota paddler Peter Marshall has in mind. He and his three … Continue reading
Outside Magazine’s online Adventure Advisor conferred honors on the state today. It named the 20-mile “Tunnel of Trees” route along M-119, between Harbor Springs and Cross Village, as one of the three best bike routes in the Midwest. I’ve ridden … Continue reading