Island Millage Proposals on Tuesday Ballot

Tuesday, August 6, is election day on the island. The only things on the ballot are millage questions: 4 items only in Peaine and one in both townships. Here’s what’s up for voter’s review: In Peaine township there are four millage renewals (although, technically, two of these expired in 2018): The Operational millage of four…

Great Lakes Islands AllianceAnouncement

Matt Preisser,GLIA Coordinator made the following announcement : Hello Great Lakes Islands Alliance membership, On behalf of Northland College and in partnership with the GLIA Steering Committee and other partners, we are excited to announce receipt of a new $50,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation: This 18-month project will be instrumental for GLIA…

Step In and Speak Out for the Great Lakes

You’re Invited – Please Join Us! Step In and Speak Out for the Great Lakes. Join the International Joint Commission (IJC) at one of their  upcoming community conversations on Great Lakes water quality. Follow the link for details and registration for an event near you.

Celebrate World Firefly Day by Keeping Nights Dark

The following post comes from the Xerces Society Newsletter Fireflies are some of our most well-loved insects–yet their numbers appear to be dwindling. One likely driver for this decline is light pollution. Put simply, fireflies need dark nights. This is the theme of this year’s World Firefly Day; read on for information on how to…

Purple Emerald Ash Borer Traps

Beaver Island Association volunteers have been busy this past week working to monitor and control Emerald Ash Borers (EAB) on the island. As you drive the roadways, you will notice that the Purple EAB traps and lures have been placed in ash trees. We’re not anticipating a trap coming down but should you find an…

RECREATION PLAN with LIAA

From: Krys Lyle <krys@kryslyle.com>Date: Sat, May 11, 2019 at 8:23 AMSubject: **Peaine Township Recreation Plan Public Meeting Reminder**To:  RECREATION PLAN with LIAA Peaine Township HallMAY 20, 20194:30 PM Greetings Everyone,This is a quick reminder of our upcoming meeting on Monday morning, May 20th at 4:30 PM.  You may still submit  written statements or comments to: krys@kryslyle.comPlease feel free to…