Category: FYI

Menominee River Back 40 Mining Project Update

As you will recall, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued the Wetlands Permit in June, 2018 for the Back 40 Mining Project.  This action completely ignored the recommendation of the MDEQ’s Water Resources Division not to issue the Wetlands Permit.  Reasons for…

WI DNR Tick App

The WI DNR has started a new app for your smart phone to track ticks and gather information from people throughout the state. You can download this free app, take surveys and get information about ticks throughout the state. You can find more information…

MI Dept. of Environmental Quality issues permit to Aquila Resources

Hi Everyone, Today the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued the wetlands permit to Aquila Resources for their Back Forty Project.  The MDEQ cover letter and the wetlands permit are attached as PDF files below. Kathleen Heideman is preparing a press release that…

Wild Parsnip

It is that time of year again to watch out for Wild Parsnip. Contact with this plant can cause burns and severe skin rashes. There is an oil on this plant that when transferred to your skin will cause issues when exposed to sunlight….