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BIA Initiatives: Beaver Island Birding Trail

BIA Initiatives: Beaver Island Birding Trail

The BIA organized and developed the Beaver Island Birding Trail and, with the leadership of Pam Grassmick, presents an annual Warblers on the Water Beaver Island Birding Trail Festival. The trail includes multiple locations around the island with descriptive signage...

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
Warblers on the Water Presentations

Warblers on the Water Presentations

This coming weekend is Memorial Day Weekend and time for Warblers on the Water — BIA’s annual Birding Festival. All of the field trips are sold out, but there is still room to attend the presentations that are part of the Festival. They are all available...
Single Stream Recycling is in the Bag

Single Stream Recycling is in the Bag

In June the Beaver Island Transfer Station and Recycle Center will officially celebrate the launch of its Single Stream Recycling Program. The  single-stream sorting and recycling system exemplifies the Transfer Station’s commitment to recovering value from waste...

The Passing of David Read Barker

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of David Read Barker. He was the husband and life partner of BIA board member Lisa Borre.David passed away on May 13, 2022, just 2 days before his 78th birthday.Lisa and David traveled the world, shared a passion...

The Beaver Island Master Plan – 2022

THE BEAVER ISLAND MASTER PLAN Contact: Krys Lyle Peaine Township Planning Commission (231) 649-1625 peainetownship.aadm@gmail.com Lori Taylor-Blitz St. James Township Planning Commission (906) 361-2031 loritaylorblitz@gmail.com PRESS RELEASE APRIL 18, 2022 OFFICIAL...

St. James Board of Review activity

The three member St. James Board of Review held an organizational meeting on March 8th.   State guidelines stipulate that at least 2/3 of BOR members “shall be property taxpayers of the township;”  The BOR Alternate must, however, be a...

Broadband For All

For Dick Mulvihill, BIA President The Concept of Partnership is Expanding For many years there have been people extolling the huge benefits of public-private partnership for broadband. For all of that talk, there is not a big number of partnerships, but there are some...