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Tips on Year-end Charitable Giving

Your help is needed…Please keep the Beaver Island Association in mind when doing your year end charitable giving.The work of the BIA is crucial to issues that affect the fundamental character and beauty of Beaver Island.To say that 2020 has not been a good year...

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: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HmZVNM5LQCWK15aEmYJ0qQ

Survey about Junk Removal from Beaver Island

Please take the survey!An effort by JOESJUNK.ORG to clean up junk on Beaver Island.joesjunk.org EVEN THOUGH IT’S A COMPLEX CHALLENGE, KEEPING THE ISLAND & ITS WATERS CLEAN IS IMPORTANT TO EVERYONE How can we identify the scale and scope of the island’s...

The future of the Great Lakes cruise industry

The cruise industry seemed to be gaining a foothold on the Great Lakes before COVID, albeit without stops at Beaver Island. What’s the future of the industry in a post-COVID-19 world? The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative have organized a webinar to...

Community college tuition support now available

The Michigan Reconnect program goes live today.  It’s the result of bipartisan legislation setting aside 30-million-dollars to cover tuition at Community Colleges for students 25 or older without a college degree. You need to have a high school diploma and have been a...

Third Vaccination Clinic a Success

Health Department of Northwest Michigan conducted their third island vaccination clinic yesterday—this time at the school.  That worked a lot more smoothly than the clinic at the Health Center a few weeks ago because there was room for people to come inside to wait...
Birding tops Bing perch

Birding tops Bing perch

Today’s Bing homepage cover photo features an English Robin enjoying the snow. It’s neat to see mainstream interest in a hobby that is important to the island. By the way, the English Robin is not related to our Robin, but is commonly known in the British...
NotMISpecies Webinar Series

NotMISpecies Webinar Series

The Michigan Department of Environment Great Lakes and Energy has a series of webinars planned on invasive species. It’s a lineup that will be of interest to BIA members. The full text of EGLE’s announcement about the webinars follows. Invasive species...

Thank You !

A heartfelt Thank You to all of our generous supporters. The response to our year end request for help demonstrated your commitment to the betterment of our Beaver Island community. Your generosity raised over $2300.00 to help continue our important work.Your...