Ice Caves No Longer Safe
The ice formations in Leelanau Township, north of the park, are no longer safe to visit. High winds have fractured the ice, moving it to the west. Huge cracks have formed in the cave arches, making them very unsafe and open water is now visible.
Port Oneida Fair - Dechow Farm
2013 Fair events at the Dechow Farm
Horse and Wagon Rides
Hand spun wool
Food by Empire Eagles Club
Clothes washing, natural history hikes, barn tour, etc.
M-22 Scenic Heritage Route Information Booth
Oxen mowing hay, hand hay baler press, rope making
Horse team working hay field, and cart working through field
Moomers Ice Cream and Calves in Portable Pen
Farm Fresh Fruit
Bee Keeping and Honey Production
Hand weaving and Basket Making
Glass Jewelry and Wind Chimes
Invasive Species Education Network
Dechow Family History
Wind-up musical instruments and Pony Engine Display
Bob Saddler and Friends Music (Friday only)
Goat Milk Soap Making
Broom Making/Tin Working (Friday or Saturday only)
Knitting and Crocheting
Windsor Chair Making
Rag Rug Weaving
Andy Nester, Accordian Music (Friday 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.)
Cultural Landscape Internship Project
Oral History Internship Project
Did You Know?
In the US, invasive species are the second biggest threat to native ecosystems after habitat loss. They reduce diversity, alter disturbance regimes, and have cascading effects on food webs, costing upwards of $140 Billion per year. More...