We have a lined up some exciting speakers for the upcoming monthly membership meetings which are held at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month in the Community Room at the Boyne District Library. Come for refreshments and bring a friend. As always, no charge and no reservation needed. If you would like to help with refreshments, please call Nancy at 582-9373. We hope to see you there.
Melissa Hanson, Little Traverse Conservancy, will tell us about the Summer of Nature Discovery Programs to be held weekly in July at our new Boyne River Nature Area for children ages six through 11.
Heather Hettinger, Fisheries Management Biologist for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, will talk to us regarding the most recent survey of the Boyne River by the DNR, which was done in 2012, including the reasons the DNR does such surveys, what the data from the surveys can tell us about Michigan rivers, and the history of DNR management of the the Boyne River. So if you have any questions related to the DNR’s survey or management of the Boyne River, here is your chance to ask the expert.
Dr. Elizabeth Del Bueno from the Northern Michigan Branch of the Citizens Climate Lobby in Traverse City will speak to us about climate change and and creating a free market shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources through a revenue-neutral fee on carbon-based fuels.