Author Archives: J Swift

TOM River Monitoring Program

2017 TOM River Monitoring Program – Members of the Friends of the Boyne River, for the 13th year, are participating in the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council’s volunteer stream monitoring program.  On Saturday, September 23rd, “netters’ and “spotters” will … Continue reading

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Education

This week is the first of new education series.

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Peters’ Pipeline Safety Bill Headed to President’s Desk

The U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives have passed the Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act to improve pipeline safety and oversight. Gary Peters introduced the Senate version of the bipartisan legislation with Senators Deb Fischer (R-NE), … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 9 Christmas Party – City hall 6pm certainly optional however  we always welcome a “dish to pass. ” Join us as a friend on Facebook by clicking here.  

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Recent Presenters -11/16 -Draft

On Wednesday, October 12th, Tom Clement, from the Antrim Conservation District, is Coordinator of CAKE (Charlevoix, Antrim, Kalkaska, Emmet) Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA), part of a young and growing statewide coalition of organizations working to manage the threat of invasive … Continue reading

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2016 Holiday Party

Mark your calendars for the annual Friends of the Boyne River Holiday Party on Saturday, December 10th, at 6:00 p.m.  This year the party will be held at the Evangeline Township Hall, which is located at 2746 Wildwood Harbor Road. … Continue reading

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River Sweep

Saturday, August 20th, 9 a.m. to Noon – Fourth Annual Boyne River Sweep – As part of the national river sweep program, join volunteers on six rivers to clean up, pick up and tidy up our favorite rivers: the Bear, Boyne, … Continue reading

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Summer Art Class for Kids

Wednesday, July 20 & 27, Summer Art Class for Kids – FoBR is offering a nature-based art class for children aged 5 to 12 years old this summer at the Boyne River Nature Area.  Candy Greene & Suzie Dickow, members of the … Continue reading

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September Outing/Potluck

Our September meeting will be an outing and potluck lunch at the Boyne River Nature Area on Saturday, the 1oth.  Our guest speaker is Mary Trout, who will be presneting a program about birds, which will start at 10 a.m., … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Join us for these guest speakers, 7-8:30 pm, Boyne District Library community room. Refreshments provided. Bring a friend. No reservation needed.  Wed., Oct.12,Tom Clement, Antrim Conservation District, is Coordinator of CAKE (Charlevoix, Antrim, Kalkaska, Emmet) Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area … Continue reading

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