Category Archives: nature

Things That Fly Over the Grand

Tom writes . . .  Middle Grand River – Eaton Rapids to Bunker Road – June 12, 2017 Things that fly over the Grand River – Not necessarily Joe and I… This seems to be the beginning of Dragonfly Season. … Continue reading

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Kicking Off 2017 at the Source of the Grand River

Joe Writes: April 15 was unusually warm with fierce winds; steady winds were probably 25 miles-per-hour with gusts up to 35 or 40 miles-per-hour. The result was that our canoeing across the open waters of Grand Lake were curtailed for … Continue reading

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Paddling Season is Upon Us

Joe Writes: God willing and the creek don’t rise we’ll get out on the river in Jackson County this Sunday, April 9, kicking off our paddling season for 2017. It will be Palm Sunday, and while I hate to miss … Continue reading

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The River in Winter

 Joe Writes . . .  Driving across the state from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids and back today, I took the opportunity to check in on the Grand in a few spots, including two areas we canoed this summer.  The … Continue reading

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Remove the Dams?

The North Lansing Dam on the Grand River Joe Writes . . .  There is an environmental movement afoot aimed at removing dams from rivers throughout America, the general premise being “the more natural, the better” in rivers as in … Continue reading

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