Friends of the Land of Keweenaw is an active all-volunteer organization located in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. It works with other regional, state, and national organizations to protect and preserve the ecological integrity of the Lake Superior Watershed.
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Recent News & Upcoming Events
A belated Happy New Year! (and a friendly reminder that it’s time to renew your FOLK membership if you haven’t already done so)
Here’s a link to the latest FOLK newsletter. Besides having great info it describes ways to renew your membership.
The Sustainable Film Series (formerly Green Film Series) will once again take place this spring on the 3rd Thursday of each month, January to May, from 7 – 8:30 PM. Showings will be in Hesterberg Hall in MTU’s Forestry Building. Here is a link to the entire series.
The deteriorating boardwalk between Canyon Falls Roadside Park and Canyon Falls is scheduled for replacement this year.
According to the city of Houghton, Verna Mize Park, currently located on M-26, is scheduled to be relocated to an as-yet-to-be-determined location along the Houghton waterfront sometime this summer.
Lyme Timber, out of New Hampshire, has purchased land in eastern Baraga County (and elsewhere) that was formerly owned by Weyerhauser Corp. Several board members will be meeting with Lyme this coming week to ask them questions about their logging and visitor use policies.
KBIC’s request to regulate water quality on its reservation is still under review by the U.S. EPA.