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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
Updated Internet Speed Survey

Updated Internet Speed Survey

Continuing its efforts to correct the data about the island in the FCC’s National Broadband Map, the Joint Telecommunications Advisory Committee has, in cooperation with the BIA, put up a new online speed test survey. This one is automatic. All you need to do is...
Check the FCC Broadband Map TODAY

Check the FCC Broadband Map TODAY

The Island’s Joint Telecommunications Advisory Committee, formed by the townships, is urging all Island residents to check the FCC’s National Broadband Map (broadbandmap.fcc.gov) to make sure that the information in it about internet service at their home,...
JTAC conducting Internet speed survey

JTAC conducting Internet speed survey

Most Island property owners have probably received their Winter Tax Bills by now. Included in them is an Internet Speed Survey being conducted for the townships by the Island’s Joint Townships Telecommunications Advisory Committee (JTAC). It’s all part of...
ETIPP Onboarding Meeting

ETIPP Onboarding Meeting

Wednesday morning at 10:00 there’s an ETIPP Information and Strategy meeting via Zoom with the island’s  National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) Advisor, Liz Weber.  The island was the winner of an ETIPP grant and this meeting will kick off the process of working to plan...
Summer Edition of Island Currents

Summer Edition of Island Currents

Our latest edition of Island Currents is in the email to our members. It includes articles with the latest news from BICS, an invasives update, a look at our work on housing issues and broadband, news from the Trails Association, and the latest on our Dark Sky...
Dark Sky Happenings in July

Dark Sky Happenings in July

July is going to be a dream-month – or maybe a dreamless month – for island dark sky buffs. With the Thunder Supermoon, two meteor showers and a comet, there’s so much to see that there might not be time to sleep at night.  The thunder super moon will rise this...

Invasive beech leaf disease found in Michigan

The Michigan departments of Natural Resources and Agriculture and Rural Development recently confirmed the presence of invasive beech leaf disease in a small, private woodlot in southern St. Clair County, located in southeast Michigan. Beech leaf disease, not...