Household Hazardous Waste Collection

List of Accepted/Unaccepted Items pdf submitted by Hugh Farber ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Trudy Galla <tgalla@co.leelanau.mi.us> Date: Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 5:06 PM Subject: Household Hazardous Waste Collection The 1st Household Hazardous Waste Collection (HHW) for 2013 will be held on Saturday May 18 in Maple City.  Attached is a Press... Read more

Study: Streams Stressed by Pharmaceutical Pollution

Submitted by Hugh Farber Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies  | Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 5:57 pm Pharmaceuticals commonly found in the environment are disrupting streams, with unknown impacts on aquatic life and water quality, according to a new ecological applications paper released by the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in... Read more

Local Ordinance Resource

Hugh Farber There is a new, developing web site considered a resource for local officials and jurisdictions, e.g., townships, that will offer scientific, legal and regulatory references as well as model lake and stream friendly ordinances to help officials interested in maintaining and improving the quality of the water resource... Read more

Watershed Protection Plan

Read (pdf) Final Draft Approved 9-14-2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY……………….1 CHAPTER 2 INTRODUCTION………………………….8 CHAPTER 3 DESCRIPTION OF THE LAKE LEELANAU WATERSHED…………….10 3.1 LOCATION AND SIZE ………………………………..11 3.2 WATER BODIES…………………………………………11 3.3 JURISDICTIONS………………………………………..14 3.4 POPULATION…………………………………………….16 3.5 LAND USE/LAND COVER …………………………17 3.6 GEOLOGY AND SOILS………………………………20 3.7 HYDROLOGY AND GROUNDWATER RECHARGE... Read more