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2014 In The News

November 2014

Earth Week Plus volunteers needed
11-1-14 - Cheboygan Tribune

October 2014

Native Shorelines
10-1-14 - Alden Library Newsletter

Local community foundations provide workshop for nonprofits
10-2-14 - Charlevoix Courier

A bad vote for our waters
10-8-14 - Petoskey News Review

Carp at the door - Tests positive for Asian Carp in Kalamazoo River
10-8-14 - Petoskey News Review

Conservationists, Sportsmen and Women Support Clean Power Plan
10-10-14 - Public News Service

Womens Resource Center recognizes winners of 2014 Tribute Awards
10-15-14 - Petoskey News Review

These people, groups doing great things
10-27-14 - Petoskey News Review

September 2014

Officer claims Coast Guard not equipped for spill of heavy oil in Great Lakes
9-18-14 - Petoskey News Review

Simulations prepares environmental groups, emergency responders for oil spill
9-18-14 - Petoskey News Review

Dam failure at Emmet County lake results in drawdown
9-18-14 - Petoskey News Review

August 2014

Attorney gets seat on watershed council
8-2014 - Straitsland Resorter

"Super Sniffer" in the Park
8-1-14 - Petoskey News Review

Doggie sniff test: Canine helps city find sewage leaks in underground lines
8-8-14 - Charlevoix Courier

Canine looks for sewage leaks in underground lines
8-8-14- Petoskey News Review

Asian carp blocked from entering Great Lakes, remain a threat
8-13-14 - Petoskey News Review

Resilient East Jordan project under way
8-20-14 - Petoskey News Review

Volunteer needed to join stream team
8-25-14- Petoskey News Review

NCMC Students produce animated ad for prescription drop off program
8-27-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

July 2014

Guest Commentary - Pipelines in Northern Michigan: Where do we go from here?
7-1-14 - Petoskey News Reveiw

Informational meeting addresses concerns on fracking
7-2-14 - The Leader and Kalkaskian

Lake Charlevoix Assocition meets Friday July 11
7-7-14 - Petoskey News Review

Pipeline Project
7-7-14 - Petoskey News Review

Watershed Council to host aquatic tour Wed.
7-8-14 - Cheboygan Daily Tribune

MAPS schedules annual membership meeting for July 19
7-10-14 - Straitsland Resorter

Watershed Council leading aquatic tour of Pigeon River Country
7-10-14 - Straitsland Resorter

Citizens can comment about fracking
7-11-14 - Petoskey News Review

Enbridge concerns loom four years after spill
7/14/14 - News Radio WOOD 106.9 and 1300AM

Cooler Water Impacts
7-14-14 - Petoskey News Review

Council hosts Pigeon River tour
7-16-14 - Cheboygan Daily Tribune

Rummage Sale for Water Recreation Lovers
7-16-14 - Harbor Light News

WSW: Environmental Groups Want Federal Study of Pipeline Safety
7-17-14 - WMUK 102.1 FM

Watershed Council leading aquatic tour of Pigeon River Country
7-17-14 - Straitsland Resorter

Greenbelts, water quality among highlights of Lake Charlevoix educational tour
7-25-14 - Charlevoix Courier

Watershed Council calls on "Super Sniffer" for Monitoring Assistance
7-30-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Family, nonprofits to mark "Huffy" Huffman's 100th Birthday
7-31-14 - Petoskey News Review

Guest Commentary - Join us Saturday, Aug. 9 in celebrating a great leader and benefactor
7-30-14 - Petoskey News Review

June 2014

Stormwater Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, and Soak It In
Spring 2014 - Welcome North

Natural Shoreline Workshop
June 2014 - Paradise Lake Association Newsletter

Tip of the Mitt symposium to provide information on pipelines
6-5-14 - Straitsland Resorter

Straits pipeline concerns topic of symposium
6-6-14- Petoskey News Review

Great Lakes water levels up, but still below average
6-6-14 - Petoskey News Review

Watershed Council hosting Northern Michigan Pipeline Symposium
6-11-14 - Harbor Light News

Watershed Council hosting Northern Michigan Pipeline Symposium
6-12-14 - Weekly Choice

Conservation District to offer wetlands workshop June 21
6-12-14 - Petoskey News Review

Knowledge is power (Our Views)
6-16-14 - Petoskey News Review

Education is goal of Northern Michigan Pipeline Symposium
6-17-14 - Petoskey News Review - Guest Commentary

Learn more about Straits pipeline
6-19-14 - Petoskey News Review

Reducing use of plastic bags
6-20-14 - Petoskey News Review (letters from our readers section)

Public Forum to Discuss 50 Year Old Pipeline
6-25-14 TV 9&10 News

Coming down the pipe
6-25-14 - Petoskey News Review

Rain Gardens
6-25-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Keeping vigilant in minimizing impact of stormwater runoff on area lakes and streams
6-25-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Enbridge: please prevent a spill
6-30-14 - Petoskey News Review

May 2014

Woodsman - Place that limb under water
5-9-14 - Petoskey News Review

Volunteer Stream Monitoring - Field Day
5-16-14 - Petoskey News Review

Watershed Council seeking volunteer lake monitors: Training May 23
5-21-14 - Harbor Light News

Volunteers needed for summer lake monitoring
5-22-14 - Straitsland Resorter

River Checkup
5-23-14 Charlevoix Courier

Pipeline Symposium set for June 24 in Petoskey
5-23-14 - Cheboygan Tribune

What's happening upstream in the Lake Charlevoix Watershed?
Spring 2014 Newsletter - Lake Charlevoix Association

Keep our Drinking Water Clean
Docklines - 2014 edition

April 2014

Naturalist series explores great outdoors
4-8-14 - Petoskey News Review

Residents able to dispose of unwanted and unused pharmaceuticals for free
4-11-1 - Petoskey News Review

Celebrate Earth Day with Petoskey District Library
4-15-14 - Petoskey News Review

Drug Drop-Off Days scheduled for 2014
4-16-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Collection days scheduled for prescription medicines
4-17-14 - Striatsland Resorter

Local Stream Monitors Needed
4-28-14 - Petoskey News Review

Earth Day
4-30-14 - Petoskey News Review

March 2014

Home owners can prevent stormwater runoff pollution to protect our waters
March 2014 - Little Traverse Association of Home Builders, Home Show News

Get Kids Involved in Stewardship, by Rick Fowler
March 2014 - Harbor Springs Life

Community Foundation awards $33,000 in grants to support Little Traverse Bay
3-7-14 - Petoskey News Review

Foundation awards $33,000 in grants
3-12-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Speaker to discuss impact of stormwater pollution
3-12-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

February 2014

Watershed Council: Let's Talk Straits Pipeline
2-3-14 Petoskey News Review

Medicine disposal program seeks survey participation
2-5-14 Harbor Light Newspaper

Winter Monitoring and Adventure Potluck
2-5-14 Harbor Light Newspaper

Line 5 Danger: Just how close are we to a Northern Michigan oil spill
2-7-14 - Petoskey News Review

Tip of the Mitt to mail out POD program survey
2-7-14 Charlevoix Courier

Debate over aging oil pipeline increases (Video)
2-7-14 - TV 7 & 4 - Reported by Nathan Edwards

Jordan River Volunteer Stream Monitors
Friend of the Jordan River Watershed Newsletter - Winter2014

Survey seeks details on prescription, over-counter drug disposal
2-12-14 Cheboygan Tribune

Monthly Speaker Series - Stormwater Matters: Do-It-Yourself Solutions
2-26-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Winter Education Series - Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council Ice Breakers
2-26-14 - Harbor Light Newspaper

Bioengineering Techniques
2-28-14 - Petoskey News Review

When it All Melts
2-28-14 - Petoskey News Review

January 2014

Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council Awarded Grants for Two Demonstration Greenbelts
Michigan Riparian - Winter 2014

Winter Education Series
1-1-14 Harbor Light Newspaper

Conservancy announces winter field trip
1-8-14 Harbor Light Newspaper

Inland Lakes Convention set for May in Boyne Falls
1-15-14 Petoskey News Review

Tip of the Mitt launches medicine disposal, water quality survey
1-20-14 Petoskey News Review

Watershed group welcomes AmeriCorps volunteer
1-23-14 Petoskey News Review

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