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8-14-23 3 Metro Detroit groups get part of 600000 in water pollution reduction grantsThe Detroit News

5-16-23 Charlevoix County middle schoolers learn how to protect local watershedPetoskey News Review

5-16-23 Petoskey hosts fourth grade STEM dayPetoskey News Review

5-6-23 Michigan DNR gives 1.7M in grants for state fish, aquatic systemsThe Detroit News

5-2-23 Petoskey elementary students teachers prepare for hands on STEM learning dayThe Petoskey New Review

4-15-23 Celebrating Mother EarthNews/RSS

3-17-23 Group recommends city prohibit seawalls and ban private beaches to protect Lake CharlevoixPetoskey News Review

2-13-23 A Sense of Place: Lessons Learned by Wading in a StreamThe Michigan Riparian

11-17-22-Boat cleaning for changeTraverse City Record Eagle
11-9-22-Watershed council meets with Harbor Springs to discuss ordinance options, offer education-Petoskey News Review
11-1-22-Fall CNSP Training: Camp PetosegaMichigan Natural Shoreline Protection: November News

10-1-22-Students monitor Mill Creek health-Mackinaw News

9-27-22-Michigan Legislature considers bills requiring lead filters in school water fountainsUp North Live
9-18-22-As climate change hits Michigan harder, more residents pay the priceMichigan Advance

8-16-22-Five Lake Charlevoix Communities Hosting Meetings to Discuss Protecting, Preserving Shorelines9&10 News
8-1-22-Full Aquatic Plant Survey of Torch Lake CompletedTLA Quarterly
8-1-22-A partnership as deep as Mullett LakeMAPS Summer 2022 Newsletter
8-1-22-Problems Continue Along our Shorelines-MAPS Summer 2022 Newsletter

7-30-22-Take care of our lakes this summerThe Alpena News
7-27-22-Increasing tourism impacts lakes: Here’s how to mindful of your effectPetoskey News Review
7-27-22-Clean Waters Challenge to take place August 5-7Harbor Light News
7-22-22-Paddle Antrim teaching paddlers about invasive species-Up North Live
7-21-22-Tiny and terrible: Chain of Lakes battles mudsnails-Traverse City Record Eagle
7-14-22-Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council plans Burt Lake shoreline assessmentCheboygan Daily Tribune
7-13-22-Open house at Watershed Council and Whale of a SaleHarbor Light News
7-9-22-What does it mean to protect Lake Charlevoix?Petoskey News Review
7-8-22-Judge dismisses waterfront development lawsuit against Hayes TownshipPetoskey News Review
7-7-22-Natural Shorelines: The gift that keeps on givingCheboygan Daily Tribune

6-17-22-Stop the spread: seasonal tips can help keep invasive species at bayCheboygan Daily Tribune
6-14-22-Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council Asking for Public Input Before New Project Begins in Petoskey-9&10 News
6-9-22-Lake Michigan shoreline erosion continues, despite lower water levelsPetoskey News Review
6-8-22-Tip of the Mitt: Petoskey business owners champion clean waterPetoskey News Review
6-1-22-Shorelines at the Forefront of Water Quality ProtectionBurt Lake Preservation Association Spring Newsletter
6-1-22-Watershed Council collaborating with local partners on septic system solutionsHarbor Light News
6-1-22-Prescription Drop-Off event set for June 11 at HospitalHarbor Light News
6-1-22-Tip of the Mitt: Septic system solutions for Northern MichiganCheboygan Daily Tribune

5-30-22-Medication take-back event prevents drugs from polluting Northern Michigan’s watersPetoskey News Review
5-27-22-Contentious battle continuous over Lake Charlevoix development continuesCharlevoix Courier
5-25-22-Donations needed for Watershed Council’s annual ‘Whale of a Sale’Harbor Light News
5-25-22-Letting the Work Ripple Out-A Conversation with Katie Wolf-Great Lakes Spirituality Project
5-24-22-City to make improvements on dam near country club-Cheboygan Daily Tribune
5-14-22-5 Years of Helpful Beers: Pour for More keeps filling local cupsNorthern Express
5-4-22-How you can help investigate water qualityCheboygan Daily Tribune
5-4-22-Watershed groups fight decades-old pollution-Cheboygan Daily Tribune
5-3-22-Volunteers keep our waters healthy for everyonePetoskey News Review
5-2-22-Dredging in ParadiseNorthern Express Weekly

4-30-22-City looks at partnerships to fix Little Black River WatershedCheboygan Daily Tribune
4-25-22-The Tiniest CreaturesThree Lakes Association Quarterly Newsletter 
4-25-22-Join the Watershed Council in Helping with Local Water Threats-MyNorth.com
4-21-22-Celebrate Earth Day April 22 and every day with Tip of the Mitt Watershed CouncilUp North Voice
4-14-22-Planning commission approves Carp Lake mine proposalPetoskey News Review
4-6-22-Dust Up: Carp Lake residents oppose proposed 10th gravel minePetoskey News Review
4-6-22-Water where you live: Learning about the Cheboygan River Watershed and youCheboygan Daily Tribune
4-5-22-Something’s up undergroundPetoskey News Review
4-4-22-Beards Brewery Chooses Tip of the Mitt Watershed for Community Outreach Partnership Program-9&10 News
4-1-22-Bigger is not always betterBlack Lake Association Spring 2022 Newsletter

3-15-22-New Coast Guard center to study impact of oil spillsPetoskey News Review
3-12-22-City looks at watershed solutionsCheboygan Daily Tribune
3-9-22-Foundation awards three Little Traverse Bay Protection grantsHarbor Light News
3-2-22-Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council projects making a dent in Cheboygan’s water quality issuesCheboygan Daily Tribune

2-26-22-Great Lakes advocates bringing 2022 priorities to Congress next weekPetoskey News Review
2-25-22-Grants awarded to three watershed projects in Little Traverse Bay regionPetoskey News Review
2-25-22-Fight against Hayes Township waterfront development persistsPetoskey News Review
2-15-22-Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council welcomes new directorPetoskey News Review
2-2-22-League of Women Voters to host presentation on pesticide usageHarbor Light News
2-2-22-Great Lakes ice cover expanding; impacts lake levels and fish healthHarbor Light News
2-1-22-The Chain of Lakes Watershed Management Plan-Three Lakes Association Newsletter
2-1-22-Where does the money go?Petoskey News Review

1-4-22-We say goodbye to long-time executive directorPetoskey News Review

12-30-21-‘Ice Breaker’ series touches on algae blooms in lakes-Up North Voice
12-30-21-Natural Endeavor-Petoskey News Review
12-16-21-City council awards bid for fishing pier projectCheboygan Daily Tribune
12-7-21-How local laws help to protect Michigan’s most precious resourcePetoskey News Review

11-18-21-City mulls issues with Little Black River watershedCheboygan Daily Tribune
11-6-21-Township sued over waterfront property projectPetoskey News Review

10-25-21-Ugandan Environmentalists Jailed for Opposing 900 Mile Oil PipelineInDepthNews
10-5-21-Aquatic invasive species and youPetoskey News Review
10-1-21-Full Aquatic Plant Survey of Torch LakeThree Lakes Association Quarterly

9-18-21-Watefront development draws concernsPetoskey News Review
9-17-21-Waterfront project draws neighborhood concerns– Charlevoix Courier
9-7-21- Valued legacy at Watershed Council- Petoskey News Review

8-12-21- Clean Water Intiative returns to northern Michigan– Up North Live
8-12-21- Second annual Clean Waters Challenge happening this week– Cheboygan Daily Tribune
8-10-21- ‘Water trail’ network could connect recreational amenities along Bear River– Petoskey News Review
8-10-21- Officials plan ‘water trail’– Petoskey News Review
8-9-21- Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council and Bearcub Outfitters host second annual virtual cleanup– 9&10 News
8-4-21- The second annual Clean Waters Challenge– Harbor Light News
8-3-21- Take the Clean Waters Challenge– Petoskey News Review

7-27-21 – Tips to identify, avoid harmful algal blooms – Michigan Department of Natural Resources
7-10-21- Shoreline stabilization project planned for 2022Petoskey News Review
7-6-21-Watershed group’s internships bring lasting benefits
Petoskey News Review

6-25-21- Enbridge’s tunnel plan must clear hurdle– Petoskey News Review
6-23-21- Developer, township may be in conflict over Walloon Lake– Petoskey News Review
6-9-21-Watershed Council, other area water resource protection groups, form partnership– Harbor Light News
6-9-21- Cheboygan’s new rain garden helps filter stormwaterCheboygan Daily Tribune
6-3-21 -Tip of the Mitt offering mobile boat washing – Cheboygan Daily Tribune
6-2-21 – Watershed Council will offer second season with Mobile Boat Washing Station – Harbor Light News
6-1-21 – Investing in Water and People – Petoskey News Review

5-26-21 – Downtown Cheboygan getting new rain garden at Water Street parking lot – Cheboygan Daily Tribune
5-20-21 – Line 5 backers cite unverified claims of rising gasoline costs – Petoskey News Review
5-14-21 – Letter warns Line 5 owner they are trespassing in the Straits – Petoskey News Review
5-13-21 – Line 5 proponents cite unverified claims of rising fuel costs – Petoskey News Review
5-1-21 – In the name of science – Petoskey News Review
5-1-21 – Watershed Council director to retire after nearly 40 years – Petoskey News Review
5-1-21 – Water Quality Monitoring – Elk-Skegemog Lakes Association Newsletter
5-1-21- Clean Boats Clean Waters – Elk-Skegemog Lakes Association Newsletter 

4-21-21 – Clean up effort for Petoskey’s Bear River Recreation Area set for April 25 – Harbor Light News
4-17-21 – Businesses spur outdoor cleanup effort – Petoskey News Review
4-6-21 – TOMWC offering free webinar on permits near water – Cheboygan Daily Tribune
4-2-21 – Watershed Council hosting webinar on water resource permitting April 14 – Harbor Light News

3-20-21- Eustice updates on fishing pier for river’s east sideCheboygan Daily Tribune
3-13-21-Community Foundation awards Little Traverse Bay Watershed project grantsPetoskey News Review
3-2-21-Proper maintenance key for septic systemsPetoskey News Review
3-1-21-Aquatic Invasive Species are a Problem in Michigan –Docklines, vol. 43

2-10-21-Ice Breaker Speaker Series Feb.10Harbor Light
2-10-21-Officials pour cold water on lake level resolutionPetoskey News Review
2-2-21-Watershed group reflects on 2020 policy successesPetoskey News Review

1-14-21-Enbridge refuses to shut down lineCheboygan Daily Tribune
1-13-21-Enbridge claims Gov. Whitmer’s Line 5 easement revocation does not hold upPetoskey News Review
1-2-21-Community partnerships protect Michigan’s waterPetoskey News Review
1-1-21-Community partnerships protect Michigan’s waterCharlevoix Courier