Household Hazardous Waste Collection

List of Accepted/Unaccepted Items pdf submitted by Hugh Farber ———- Forwarded message ———- From: Trudy Galla <> 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 Release and list of accepted/unaccepted items. {use pdf link above} Reservations are needed.  Please call the office at 231-256-9812 to make a reservation. Thank you, Trudy Galla Planning Director 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 Millbrook, N.Y. The paper, written with input from researchers at Indiana University and Loyola University Chicago, highlights the ecological cost of pharmaceutical waste and the need for more research into environmental impacts. Globally, lakes and rivers are polluted by an array of pharmaceutical and personal care products. Freshwater fish and... 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 in their area. Although not yet complete, this web site should offer information valuable to those riparian owners interested in this subject independent of the regulatory aspect. Read more

March 2013 Membership Report

With the arrival of March we anticipate more fluctuations of weather, resulting in a reduction of snowfall and an increase in rainfall. While some might grumble at the prospect of fewer winter activities and sloppy weather for a while, we look forward to other changes in coming months. We will lose the heavy clothes and multiple layers, schedule dock installation, move lawn furniture out onto porches and lawns, and look forward to those golden days reveling in and on the water, and basking in the sun. Now well into 2013, we are grateful for every individual member who joined or... Read more

Contributor I am

This is Larry testing out what he can do with Contributor level permissions. Submit posts to be published subject to Administrator approval.    Edit my own profile: change my password, etc.   Publish Comments/Replies.  That’s about the size of it. Contributor level permissions are automatically granted to Lake Association Members and Friends and may be granted to other Registered Users upon request. Read more

Author I am

This is Larry testing out what he can do with author level permissions. Publish posts to initiate discussion threads of comments/replies. Edit my own posts. Edit my own profile: change my password, etc. Edit my own comments/replies. That’s about the size of it.   Author level permissions are automatically granted to Lake Association Board Members and may be granted to other Members and Friends of the Authors upon request. Read more