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BIA's Mission: Economic and Environmental Sustainability
Represent the combined interests of our membership on issues that affect the fundamental character and beauty of Beaver Island.
Work with local governments to support property owners’ views, concerns and investments
Support preservation and wise use of natural resources, plants, and wildlife of Beaver Island

New Nurse Practitioner at BIRHC

Kelly Noel Becker has accepted a position at the BI Rural Health Center.  Ms Becker is a Nurse Practitioner/Obesity specialist.  She will take up her new duties at the BIRHC in September.  Since 2001 she has held a number of professional positions at the Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Additionally, Ms. Becker is a Clinical Instructor at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine.

Ms Becker earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Western Michigan University and her Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, MI.

New Vince Cull Rice Observation Deck Nears Completion

After the tragic loss of her son, Vince, Bonnie Cull Rice envisioned a quiet reflective spot which could be enjoyed by the public. The cantilevered observation deck extending over Angeline's Bluff is nearing completion and was created as a memorial in honor of her...

The Beaver Island High Water Summit was a Great Success !

If you missed the Beaver Island High Water Summit, or would like to re-watch it, a recording of the webinar can be accessed at: Please submit your questions or comments to: Please take just a...

High Water Summit is Tuesday

Time is running out to register for the BIA-Tip of the Mitt Watershed COuncil High Water Summit being held on Tuesday, August 25 at noon. Follow this link to register:

Cottage Law Webinar : Video

The Cottage Law Webinar that was held on August 6th was a great Success. For those of you that missed it, You can watch the video recording of the event at . Thanks again to the team at Fraser Trbilcock for a job well...

Broadband Speed Test

Please take a moment and run the MLab speed test from your residence on the island. Please do this again from time to time--at different times of the day. Once a week would be good, but more or less often is fine. The link to the test is:...

Annual Meeting Today at 4 p.m.

BIA members and those interested in the BIA’s mission are invited to attend the Association’s 2020 Annual Meeting.  To make the meeting as safe as possible, we have changed locations to the Beaver Island Golf Course (just south of Welke Airport) where we can meet...

Tuesday, August 4, is Election Day

Don't forget about the election coming up on August 4th. It's not just a primary. There are ballot issues for millage renewals as well: Recycling Purchases and ProgramsSenior Citizen ProgramsAirport Operations and MaintenanceRoad Maintenance and ConstructionSupport...

Beaver Island High Water Summit

Beaver Island High Water Summit

Beaver Island’s citizens association (BIA) is teaming with the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council to offer a webinar designed specifically for homeowners and landowners on Beaver Island facing high water issues. The Summit is set for August 25 at noon and is expected...

Cottage Law Webinar

Fraser Trebilcock attorney Mark E. Kellogg will be presenting a webinar on the topic of cottage law on Thursday, August the 6th , beginning at noon. The webinar will focus on all aspects of cottage law; understanding what cottage planning and succession is, why it is...

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