EMMET COUNTY NEWS

Headlands Program Director Mary Stewart Adams with Michigan’s Lt. Governor Brian Calley

Headlands wins the prestigious 2017 Pure Award

Emmet County’s International Dark Sky Park at the Headlands won the distinguished recognition of the state’s premier Pure Michigan campaign at the annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism Tuesday when they won the Pure Award for 2017. The Pure Award, which has… Read More

Local Revenue Sharing Board Announces Spring 2017 Grant Cycle

MAY 11, 2017 DEADLINE – The Local Revenue Sharing Board of Emmet County, which distributes a portion of electronic gaming revenues from Odawa Casino each year, has announced the grant award cycle for Spring 2017. Applications for funding will be accepted throughRead More

The Emmet Conservation District Spring Tree Sale is now underway!

Pre-orders taken through Friday, March 31, 2017 - The District has a diverse selection of conifer seedlings and transplants, hardwoods, fruit trees, shrubs, and seedling packages for sale. Most of the species offered are native to our area and should grow well with proper selection and care.  Please click here for more information

NEXT MSU GOAL SETTING WORKSHOP

The next MSU Goal Setting Workshop the Board of Commissioner's have scheduled will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.  The workshop will take place in the Board of Commissioners' Room, 200 Division St., Petoskey.

CROOKED RIVER LOCK WILL OPEN FOR THE SEASON APRIL 22ND

The Crooked River Lock will open for the season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Click here for the complete 2017 lock schedule

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Winter camping at Camp Petosega; cabins available all year 'round!

Camp Petosega is a favorite summer campground but it's also a great winter destination, as well! Ice fishing, snowshoeing and winter exploration make this Emmet County park and campground an ideal spot to spend a few cozy winter days and nights! The campground has several cabins that are open in the winter months available for rent, including Cabins 1, 2, 3 (rustic, electricity no plumbing); and Cabin D (electricity, no plumbing). For photos of the cabins and rental information, visit www.camppetosega.org/campsites-cabins/  For park info and reservations, call (231) 347-6536.

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2017 program schedule for Headlands Dark Sky Park now available!

The 2017 program schedule for Headlands has been determined, and you can now review the unique and exciting activities planned at Michigan’s own International Dark Sky Park throughout the months ahead! Please note that a few of the programs will require purchase of a ticket, which is new this year. Also, many of the programs will take place at the new Waterfront Event Center, which has been under construction since mid-2015.  When you access the program page below, scroll through the calendar and find the perfect programs for 2017 stargazing in Emmet County! CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE 2017 PROGRAM SCHEDULE If you have questions about the programs, call Dark Sky Park Program Director Mary Stewart Adams at (231) 348-1713 or email darksky@emmetcounty.org

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