You may remember from our last newsletter that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources had let open-ended contracts to selectively log state forest lands on Beaver Island. No commercial logging of state lands has taken place since our last newsletter, though the contracts to do so remain open. We understand that commercial lumber prices have fallen, thus making logging on the island less economically attractive. Some logging did occur this year on private land on the island, both selective cutting and clear cutting. We will continue to monitor logging on state land and report to you on any developments.