Blogs In The Upper Peninsula
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Pastor Judy Kincaid The Third Sunday of Easter Sermon
Yesterday, the girls and I got to help serve the Salvation Army lunch for people in need in our community. There were four adult volunteers from church and 2 of us brought kids. All of us had a good time.
Friday, February 3, 2012
Tim Kobasic - Trails & Tales De-listing of wolves just beginning
Do you feel it in the air?
I’m not talking about the sense that daily temperatures are now trending up, or that daylight is extending. I’m not even concerning myself with the status of whether or not the groundhog Punxsutawn-e Phil saw his shadow on Feb. 2.
What I’m concerned about now is the de-listing of the gray wolf.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Tim Kobasic - Trails & Tales Changes to motorized ATV/ORV safety training being proposed
The Michigan Snowmobile and Trails Advisory Council (MSTAC) is made up of citizen volunteers who individually and collectively appointed to represent the multi-discipline trail riders, including but not limited to snowmobile, biking, equestrian, hiking, off-road vehicle, and skiing trails.
The purpose of MSTAC is to advise the Director of the MDNR and the Governor on the creation, development, operation and maintenance of motorized and no motorized trails in the state.
Friday, January 20, 2012
Tim Kobasic - Trails & Tales How would Roosevelt do it today
If there ever was a way to get a wish placed on my bucket list that could come true, it would be to spend at least an afternoon in the presence of the likes of Theodore Roosevelt, Aldo Leopold or Gifford Pinchot. These gentlemen are credited for creating an essential part of what is today’s fundamental conservation ethics.
Friday, January 13, 2012
Tim Kobasic - Trails & Tales They called him the Socializer
It was nearly twenty years ago when I first met this guy. He rode what was then called a “power base”, a racier model of a motorized wheelchair.
His name was Bob Miller, who just happened to be a quadriplegic.
Friday, January 6, 2012
Tim Kobasic - Trails & Tales Comparing MI/WI conservation efforts
Last November I had the opportunity to catch up with John Huff, a biologist from Wisconsin, and compare notes regarding deer harvest assessment between his state and Michigan.
At the conclusion of our discussion, I came away with a typical Yooper observation: that we do the same things only different.