After more than 30 years in the outdoor writing business, you would think I'd know better.
Daily Archives: April 25, 2012
The Trans-Territorial Canoe Expedition
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
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Michigan bike route: “One of best in Midwest” by Outside Magazine
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
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Let’s Go: The Merced River in Yosemite National Park
Photo by DJ Schulte via Facebook.
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Not all green is good: See how many tons of garlic mustard are being weeded from Michigan parks, and how you can help
“So far, West Michigan has a commanding lead in the 2012 Garlic Mustard Challenge with nearly 3,000 pounds pulled this month. Several public garlic mustard pulls are planned in Kent and Ottawa counties over the next few weeks to boost … Continue reading
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When voices get too loud to be heard: “I Hunt, But I Oppose the N.R.A”
Having hunted on and off since I was a teen and having enjoyed guns and shooting equally as long, whether for target practice, skeet, trap or sporting clays, I have often worried that the zealotry I see demonstrated by ardent … Continue reading →