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Warblers on the Water events planned

A Canada Warbler awaits. Photo courtesy of Darrell Lawson Beaver Island Birding Trail Memorial Weekend events are being structured around CDC recommendations at this point in time. Three presentations will be offered on May 29th and 30th by professors of biology in...

COVID-19 Vaccine eligibility age dropping to 50 soon

Governor Whitmer’s press secretary said today that Michiganders 50 years and older who have “preexisting conditions, disabilities and other medical vulnerabilities” will become eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine Monday, March 8.  Two weeks later, all over 50 will b...

Michigan AG objects to Big Rock sale

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is objecting to the proposed transfer of the nuclear waste storage facility at the site of the old Big Rock nuclear plant north of Charlevoix.  She says the proposed buyer doesn’t have adequate financial resources and has...

Master Plan for trails in the works

The Trails Association is working toward developing a trails master plan for Beaver Island. Currently, very few of our trails are looped or have a destination of any sorts. Most are old hunting or lumber trails which either just peter out or terminate at some...