The decision Tuesday by U.S. Forest Service officials followed a flood of concerns about the rule announced earlier this month for parts of the Au Sable, Manistee and Pine rivers. The ban was to take effect in May.
Open water attracts raptors to Tri-Cities area, wildlife experts say.
If you plan to fish or canoe on some Michigan rivers this summer, leave the liquor at home.
Grand Haven City Council voted unanimously Monday to pursue a state Community Development Block Grant for an array of upgrades on the west side of Harbor Drive between Franklin and Washington avenues.
The Monkee Mobile is one of many sleds ready for Saturday’s Winterfest Cardboard Sled Race.
The Ottawa County Parks Foundation has entered a purchase agreement for 16.5 acres of land, including 651 feet of riverfront in Georgetown Township, for $100,000.
Longtime Ottawa County parks chief John Scholtz is retiring this summer, but he doesn’t plan on retiring his love for enjoying the parks he has helped develop.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The dunes of West Michigan were once covered in abundant wildflowers, but a bloom in the deer population has caused much of that habitat to disappear.
In its lame-duck session in December, the Michigan Legislature approved numerous pet projects including a grant of $1.5 million for ongoing maintenance projects at Grand Haven State Park. The funds will help complete renovations and envision new uses for the pavilion.
A fundraising campaign to bring the first public night sky observatory to West Michigan is nearing the finish line.
The newest Ottawa County park is here to stay.
FRUITPORT — An event that started as a small gathering to celebrate the community has evolved into a full-on Old Fashioned Christmas held at Pomona Park every year.
FERRYSBURG —More than 100 people gathered at William Ferry Park Saturday night for the annual City of Ferrysburg Carol Sing. Santa said that this may have been the biggest crowd ever.
The Michigan Recreation and Park Association announced this week that Ottawa County Parks was awarded the 2018 Park Design award for Grand Ravines.
The township is considering pickleball courts, a playground and splash park or a fenced dog park for the site.