Mining Journal Outdoorsen-usWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:33:14 EDTWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:33:14 EDT adventures - When you think "white pelican," you might think of a salt bay in Florida, not the Upper Peninsula. But the American white pelican, as it's officially known, does venture this far north with its 9-foot wingspa.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT3 national parks in Michigan sport signs with nature poetry (AP) - The National Park Service has posted signs at three national parks in Michigan that include nature poems by an Egyptian-American write.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTGone fishin' Peninsula - Munising: Boat anglers are doing well with several limits of lake trout coming in. Areas that have been best are Wood Island Reef and Big Reef.Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTBanded ducks take flight - It probably was a bit uncomfortable for some Dead River ducks trapped and banded on Thursday, but it was for their own good. Make that for the good of the entire waterfowl population.Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTFall webworm arrived in area have been popping up everywhere the last few weeks, the dreaded fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Drury). These caterpillars show up about every three or four years, and coincide with years of excessive moisture, heat, and humidit.Fri, 12 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT