Saving Michigan’s Coaster Brook Trout
The only two places the coaster brook breeds in the United States is two locations in the Lake Superior watershed, specifically, in a small tributary near Big Bay called the Salmon Trout River, and about 120 miles northwest of there in streams and on shoals of Isle Royale. Those estimated 400 adults are all the breeders our nation has. Some people want to change that before it’s too late.Easy Petoskey Après Ski
Consider catering for an easy fix at your next Petoskey post-ski gathering.Cadillac Travel Deal
Take a getaway to Caberfae Peaks ski resort, near Cadillac, before the snow melts.And the Winner of the 2009 U.P. 200 Is …
Musher Eric Morris of Wisconsin takes first place in the grueling 240-mile dog-sled race that begins and ends in Marquette.Saving the Coaster Brook Trout
Researchers are working to save the endangered Coaster Brook Trout.The North American Vasa is On!
Saturday, February 14: Vasa
Sunday, February 15: Gran TraversChecking in With the Vasa Grooming Crew
With the big Traverse City XC ski race this weekend and a thaw in the news, we ask how things look out on the trail.Affordable North: Snowshoe at GT Commons, Wednesdays
Snowshoe with friends at this community hike in Traverse City.Weekend of Nordic Ski Racing around Traverse City!
Saturday, February 7, it’s the White Pine Stamped in Mancelona; Sunday, February 8, the VASA Sprints in downtown Traverse City.How To Build A Quinzee, an Easy Winter Shelter
Learn to build a snow shelter in this short video shot near Traverse City, Michigan.Extreme Skiing at the U.P.'s Mt. Bohemia
Mt. Bohemia in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula offers some of the midwest’s best backcountry skiing.Terrain Park at Crystal Mountain
Watch as Crystal Mountain’s beginner and advanced terrain parks, mogul run and half-pipe fill with snowboarders on a sunny, weekday afternoon.Going to the Races
Wilderness expert Len McDougall shares his observations of dogsled racing in Michigan.Affordable North: Two-For-One Burgers and a Free Ski
Top off a cross-country ski in the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore with dinner at Art’s Tavern in Glen Arbor.Surf’s Up in Lake Superior
There’s still open water and word on the (snowy) beach is that the wind is picking up.Affordable North: Snowshoe Hike and Dinner in Traverse City
Don’t have weekend plans yet? We’ve got just the outing for you.Affordable North: A Great Ski and a Fab Margarita in Benzie County
Pair up a ski at Champion Hill Trails in Honor with a Mexican dinner at The Roadhouse in Benzonia.Affordable North: Ski Traverse City's Vasa Trail Now
Cross country ski the groomed and beautiful VASA Trail in Traverse City.POLL: If you saw an adult with his tongue stuck frozen to a flag pole, would you…Good News for Michigan’s Environment
Year-end flurry caps off good year for environmental, health protections in Michigan. Smoking ban fails, but significant gains made in other areas.