Remnant Lake Trout Found In Elk Lake
“Five years ago, we were doing a large lake survey on Elk Lake, and pulled in some lake trout and they just looked different, like something special” said Jory Jonas, a research biologist with the Charlevoix Fisheries Research Station. The fish the DNR had netted seemed more bullet shaped with the dorsal fin set further back on the body and they had a different coloration. … Click here to read more.
Elk Rapids – Waste Water Treatment Plant
Elk Rapids is Considering Upgrades to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. On November 11, 2011, a Traverse City firm, Gosling Czubak Engineering Sciences Inc., issued a report commissioned by the Village of Elk Rapids that examines the feasibility of expanding the Village’s sewer system and treatment plant… Click here to read more.
First Annual Photo Contest A Success
Our first annual ESLA Photo Contest was a great success. From a regal Skegemog Lake eagle to the exuberance of children jumping off docks, the quality of the 51 entries was exceptional. Three winners, taking first, second, and third place in each designated category (Nature, Action, and Lake Living), were given prizes. To check out the 2011 photo entries as well as the prize winners… Click here.
Our thanks go to Dana Vannoy, professional photographer, for helping judge this year’s entries. We are also grateful to our participants for sharing their eye for the life and beauty that surround us. We plan to build on this success and make this an annual event. Keep your cameras at the ready and look for more details on our second annual Photo Contest in the spring newsletter.