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Nesting Piping Plovers on High Island

2021 Piping Plover LTBB Reservation High Island May 6  Bill Parsons/Kevin Haynes The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Natural Resource Department (LTBB NRD) biologists boated out from Harbor Springs to High Island (NEZEWABEGON) to search for piping...
State health officials loosen masking requirements

State health officials loosen masking requirements

Starting Thursday, state orders will no longer require that you wear a mask outdoors at gatherings of fewer than 100 people nor are they required indoors at residential meetings where everyone is vaccinated. Also relaxed are testing requirements for sports teams—tests...

Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee Watch

The US Fish and Wildlife Service contacted Beaver Island with a request to be on the look out for a rusty-patched bumble bee which is listed as an endangered species. It was last seen in Michigan in 2006. Rusty-patched bumble bees are active May through November....