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  • The North Country Trail runs through the heart of the Great Lakes region and covers 4,800 miles. Less than 20 people have ever hiked the entire NCT, but that’s not stopping a man from Minnesota from trying.
  • The North Country Trail runs through the heart of the Great Lakes region and covers 4,800 miles. Less than 20 people have ever hiked the entire NCT, but that’s not stopping a man from Minnesota from trying.
  • On this edition of Michigan Writers on the Air, writers Jerry Dennis, Janet Borgerson, Jonathan Schroeder, Felda Brown and Alison Swan share their thoughts on subjects including northern Michigan's environment, music of the 1950 and poetry.
  • You like monarchs? Do them a favor. See if you can wait a few weeks before mowing the wildflowers like goldenrod and asters. Or plant fall-blooming flowers.
  • For woodchucks, September is not slow and mellow, but rather a frantic time for serious, SERIOUS eating.
  • Last month, a bug the size of a fleck of pepper was found in a hemlock tree in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.The invasive bug is called the…
  • During summer, it is easy to overlook beech trees.But this time of year, when leaves are gone from mature beech and almost all other deciduous trees, the…
  • When Sir Arnold Bax wrote his symphonic poem, “Tales the Pine Trees Knew,” he was thinking of Norway and Scotland.He explained, “This work is concerned…
  • Well, they’re over.Halcyon days, that is.The phrase, I discover, refers to a period of calm, peacefulness and prosperity.The term shows up in poetry, once…
  • For most people, November isn’t a great time for a day at the beach. But Ludington photographers Todd and Brad Reed aren’t most people. They dream of…