Monthly Archives: January 2015

President’s Message

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Ruth Bay, ESLA President Welcome to 2015! The farewell to theprevious year and the welcoming to the New Year makes me contemplate the verse “To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” Following… Continue Reading
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Planned Kewadin Waterfront Park (Bob Kingon)

Milton Township Master Plan recommendation: Where appropriate, consider the public acquisition of unique natural and/or cultural resources as public recreation lands (i.e. lake accesses for temporary uses such as swimming, unique natural features, scenic overlooks, etc.). Milton Township Park and… Continue Reading
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Elk Rapids Leading in Providing Bird Habitat

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Through a collaboration with GreenER, Elk Rapids has become the first community in the world certified by Saving Birds Thru Habitat. GreenER is working to promote bird watching, the second most popular outdoor activity in the country, as an element… Continue Reading
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ESLA Invasive Watermilfoil Eradication Plan (Dale Claudepierre)

Construction of benthic barriers by the Lake Louise Christian Community Association In the September 2014 ESLA newsletter there was an article on the discovery of invasive Hybrid Eurasian Watermilfoil (HEWM) in Elk Lake and the Torch River watershed. The detailed… Continue Reading
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Because of the Water (contributed by Jim Sak)

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Because of the Water Rotary Park Elk Rapids Hopefully by now you have seen the beautiful map of the “tip of the mitt” displayed on the north wall of the Rotary Park picnic pavilion. This map was designed by Mark… Continue Reading
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Elk Lake Surprise (contributed by Peg Comfort)

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Left to right– Josh Owens, volunteer– Michigan Audubon LOON NETWORK, and Joe Kaplan, loon biologist– Common Coast Research & Conservation. On a warm July night, Josh Owens (pictured left) drove his small fishing boat from Kewadin along the north shore… Continue Reading
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