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Take a HIKE on snowshoes

February 13, 2015 NEGAUNEE — A snowshoe hike during a (thankfully) gentle early February Upper Peninsula snowfall is a sensory experience when taken in a wilderness setting, but add an archaeological touch or two, an... more »»

Researchers study hare population dip

February 13, 2015 While deer hunting draws the most attention from Michigan hunters, there are several other game species that are pursued. more »»

Problem plants

February 6, 2015 MARQUETTE — Trees and shrubs are mostly bare of leaves and there are inches of snow on the ground (if not more). However, it’s not too early to start thinking about invasive plant specie. more »»

Fishing talk, derbies on horizon

February 6, 2015 There are a few fishing-related events coming up next week that should help chase the mid-winter blahs away. more »»

Superior Skiing

January 30, 2015 EBEN JUNCTION — Remember the fun you had as a kid on your elementary school’s outside, non-playground property? Even if it was just a wide-open field, the land was good for a flying disc toss or tw. more »»

It’s time to think about deer habitat

January 30, 2015 Although we’ve had a little break from heavy snowfalls and frigid temperatures over the past few weeks, the early onset of winter will undoubtedly impact the Upper Peninsula deer herd again this year. more »»

Young guns

January 23, 2015 NEGAUNEE — Where else can a local 12-year-old start a journey to become a “distinguished expert” in shooting? That’s not something that can be easily accomplished just by plinking at the occasional... more »»

Don’t let winter blues get you down

January 23, 2015 As the doldrums of mid-winter set in, I always find thinking of what wonderful excursions will be enjoyed when spring and summer arrive, particularly in regard to fishing. more »»

Gone fishin’

January 23, 2015 Upper Peninsula - AuTrain Lake: Was producing some pike and small perch. Anglers were heading out from Forest Lake Road and the access site in Buck Bay. more »»

Off the beaten path

January 16, 2015 MARQUETTE — The local section of the lengthy North Country National Scenic Trail wouldn’t be as amenable to hikers without outside help. more »»

Panel to focus on U.P. deer habitat

January 16, 2015 Most deer hunters in the Upper Peninsula are well aware of how detrimental the severe winters of 2012-13 and 2013-14 were to the U.P. deer herd. more »»

Trail improvement

January 9, 2015 MARQUETTE — The Marquette Township portion of the Iron Ore Heritage Trail will see some improvements in the coming months. more »»

Gone fishin’

January 9, 2015 UPPER PENINSULA Ice conditions keep improving with the colder weather. Most lakes are now seeing ORV and snowmobile traffic however anglers need to use caution. more »»

Predator hunts about to get started

January 9, 2015 The final deer hunting season drew to a close as the new year arrived and there are a lot of hunters who didn’t have much — if any — action while pursuing whitetails. more »»

For the birds

January 2, 2015 MICHIGAMME — They wore winter coats, snow pants and hats instead of white lab coats, but the participants in last Sunday’s Christmas Bird Count for the Michigamme-Peshekee Grade area contributed to... more »»

Forget cold, get outside and enjoy

January 2, 2015 While the frigid temperatures of late have kept many outdoors enthusiasts from enjoying their favorite activities, there are some who disregard what it’s like outside and do what they want to do. more »»

Predator’s palette

December 26, 2014 HARVEY — Why should people care about what’s in a lake trout’s stomach? What this fish species eats tells a lot about its overall health, which is a good thing to know, considering the lake trout is... more »»

A glance at wolves, other U.P. wonders

December 26, 2014 As I and many others have expected all along, the battle over who should manage wildlife in Michigan and neighboring states rages on. more »»

Bright side always best way to look

December 19, 2014 Why does time seem to move faster as you grow older? This is, of course, a rhetorical question that not only does not need an answer, it has no answer. more »»

Winter women

December 19, 2014 BIG BAY — You probably hope you never have to build a winter shelter while lost in the woods on a winter’s day with temperatures below zero. more »»



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