Safe and Clean Shoreline?

From: charles kaufmann <ctkaufmann.do@gmail.com> Subject: Safe and Clean Shoreline Date: 13 May, 2014 at 22:54:16 EDT Foot Injuries at the Lake What should I do if I cut myself at the lake? Will I need a tetanus shot? Foot wounds should raise concerns. The source of the injury may be contaminated, so a tetanus shot is a good precaution. If you have medical problems such as Diabetes or Vascular disease, special care should be taken with foot injuries and medical attention should be sought early. Cuts, scrapes (abrasions), and puncture wounds facts:  Washing a cut or scrape with plenty of soap and water.... Read more

Lake Leelanau Community Association

Friends, from Susan Och There are two upcoming meetings that you might find interesting: Tomorrow evening, Tuesday the 6th, there will be a meeting of the Leelanau Birding Festival Committee, at 6:30 pm at Doug Fierberg’s law office, on the Northeast corner of the narrows, across the street from the Chamber of Commerce building. We need volunteers of all sorts. LLCA’s regular monthly meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month. This month we will be at the Boathouse Vineyards, northwest corner of the narrows, at 6:30 pm. We will be looking at the Walleye Tournament, scheduled for May... Read more

Tribute to Wayne Wunderlich

from HUGH FARBER Wayne Wunderlich is receiving the “Owen Bahle Award for Service”. As you may know, he was one of, if not “THE”, originator of the LLLA. It might be worthwhile to have a brief note in the next newsletter??? Let me know if I can help. I copied a couple of others with long term relations with Wayne and would appreciate knowing how they feel about this. Read more

Remembering Walt Nielsen

from HUGH FARBER I have been thinking it might be nice to put a small tribute to Walt Nielsen in the next LLLA newsletter– not sure it is a good idea so am sending a rough draft and soliciting comments on the desirability, and contents: Please respond soon so we can meet Larry’s [June 8] deadline. “Walt Nielsen passed away on 4/20 and many of the LLLA members knew him and his many efforts to monitor and preserve the quality of this lake. He was involved in early watershed plan development, stream and lake sampling, shoreline monitoring/protection and a plethora of... Read more

Upcoming Leelanau Clean Water Meeting

FTI, to you it may Concern from Water Quality Chair, Hugh Farber ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Kristin Smith <ksmith@co.leelanau.mi.us> Date: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 3:06 PM Subject: Leelanau Clean Water Meeting 4/17/14 @ 9:00 AM To: Trudy Galla <tgalla@co.leelanau.mi.us> Cc: Kristin Smith <ksmith@co.leelanau.mi.us>, Karen Hall <khall@co.leelanau.mi.us> Leelanau Clean Water, Please see the attached agenda for the upcoming LCW Meeting, April 17th at 9:00 AM in the Leelanau County Government Center Community Meeting Room. Minutes are attached from the March 20, 2014 meeting. The Powerpoint for the presentation by Kama Ross from the Leelanau Conservation District, Forest Asst. Program, can be found at the end of the minutes. This... Read more

Local Improvement Boards

forwarded by Hugh Farber Traverse City Record-Eagle, April 14,2013 Lake Improvement Boards: A local approach to inland lake protection New manual offers guidance on forming a lake improvement board. ByJane Herbert, Michigan State University Extension he Michigan Chapter of the North American Lake Management Society (MCNALMS) has posted a new manual, Lake Management in Michigan with a Lake Improvement Board. This comprehensive document is available for free download. Lack of local organization and leadership has been identified’ as a common barrier to inland lake management. A lake improvement board can be set up by a local government to help the... Read more

Gwen Rich: Obituary

SUTTONS BAY — Gwendolyn “Gwen” Louise (Gregory) Rich, 75, of Suttons Bay, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at Traverse Victorian Inn. Gwen was born on March 26, 1938, in Detroit, the daughter of Fred Everett “Tyke” Gregory and Margaret Gordon (Paterson) Gregory. On July 2, 1977, she married the late James L. Rich in Bay City. Gwen graduated from Mt. Whitney High School, Visalia, Calif., attended College of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., and graduated from Katharine Gibbs Secretarial School in Montclair, N.J. Gwen worked for Ford Motor Co. and retired in 1994. She loved gardening, counted cross-stitch, knitting... Read more

Leelanau Clean Water

Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. Community Meeting Room (lower level) of the Leelanau County Government Center 8527 E. Government Center Dr., Suttons Bay MI 49682 Agenda Welcome & Introductions (9:00) Consideration of Agenda & Review of Meeting Notes from 12/19/13 Staff Comments Public Comments Organizational Items (9:15) A. Election of Officers Chair Vice Chair Chair Pro Tem B. Membership/Bylaws C. 2014 Meeting Schedule Presentation Schedule & Topics Goals Proposed Projects & Costs Unfinished Business (10:00) Discussion/ Action Items (10:10) Communication Items/Reports (10:20) A. Rob Karner – Excessive Nutrient Loading B. Sarah Litch – Invasive Species C. Susan Wheadon... Read more