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Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Calla Beers

Harbor Spring Planning Commission Stormwater Runoff

The Harbor Springs Planning Commission heard from our Local Policy Manager, Anna McGlashen, on local policy that can help reduce stormwater runoff. She discussed Watershed Management Plans, Master Plans, local […]

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

‘Algae’ is an umbrella term for a large group of aquatic organisms with the ability to photosynthesize. The phrase ‘Harmful Algal Blooms’ (HABs) refers to algae growing excessively and releasing […]

Invasive Species Watch: Frog-bit

Learn about invasive frog-bit and water soldiers with commentary from our very own restoration coordinator, Noah Jansen! Michigan Radio recently ran a story about why this aquatic plant has become […]

Torch Lake Township Septic Ordinance

Check out Local Policy Manager Anna McGlashen on 9 & 10 News sharing information on the new time-of-transfer ordinance passed in Torch Lake Twp.  This ordinance is groundbreaking and a […]

University of Michigan CLEAR Fellow and Intern

This summer, thanks to donors who support our paid internship program, we were lucky to have Indira Sankaran on our team. U-M Biological Station’s 2023 CLEAR Fellow, Indira lives and […]

Torch Lake Septic Ordinance

Local government at work! Yesterday was a big day for clean water in Northern Michigan. Tip of the Mitt Local Policy Manager Anna McGlashen has been working with Torch Lake […]

Black Lake Watershed Survey

Black Lake Watershed residents—we want to hear from you! Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council and students from the University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainability are working to […]

Bay View Panel Discussion

Join Tip of the Mitt’s Policy Director Jennifer McKay at a panel discussion as part of Bay View Association‘s The Big Read on July 18 at 2:30 p.m. FREE under […]