Category Archives: Rivers and Lakes

Vol XV #61- Around the Bend

Leelanau Conservancy Working to Protect 700-Acre Hardwood Forest near Glen Lake: “A Once in a Lifetime Opportunity” http://leelanauconservancy.org/ The Leelanau Conservancy has signed an option to purchase 700 acres that straddles the GlenLake and GoodHarbor Baywatersheds, with acreage in both Glen Arbor and Cleveland Townships. The land, owned by Ki Corp., is the largest contiguous privately-owned tract of forested land… Read more »

Vol XV #55 – It Was That Kind of a Day

Vol XV #055 Report #5165 ~ Photo: LR5-22-15 On the cool side , but nevertheless a beautiful Spring day.  A large group loaded with camping gear headed out for the island.  The Village Green was busy with folks buying “wild flowers” to support the conservancy. Sad News Dept: We received the news that Dale Whalen passed away yesterday.  Our condolences… Read more »

Vol XV #048 – A Beautiful Fishtown Day

Vol XV #048 Report #5158 ~ Photo: LR5-16-15 Forecast for 5/17/2015- PM Thunderstorms, High: 75° F- Low: 58° F Lake Leelanau reached its high level and the excess is flowing over the dam, a nice feeling with the sound of rushing water.  Installed the battery in my boat, strange, but it weighs twice as much as it did when I… Read more »

Vol XIV #98 – Splash

(Report by Jim Burnham) Waves on Lake Leelanau were getting too much for tubing, so we took the kids out on the big lake this afternoon.  Waves were perfect for body surfing.  I thought the sailboat leaving the harbor was taking their chances, but after I got the photo home and looked at the name, I realized they knew what they were… Read more »

Vol XIV #93 – Meggen’s Monday

A quiet Monday morning in Leland, full of promise to be a perfect day. It’s the very sort of perfection – about 70 degrees with a pleasant breeze – that pulls us outside – sailing, biking, walking the beach, browsing in town… a good beginning to this patriotic week!     

Vol XIV #91 – Thank you Egan, Again

A “Top-Off Day” for sure.  The only problem with having the top off are the prospects for showers and if there are, I have a “safari” top that I have to put on..  At my current age, it isn’t an easy task.  At my former age it wasn’t an easy task.  I adhere to the concept of “doing what you have… Read more »