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E.A.S.T.B IN ANTRIM AND A BIT IN CHARLEVOIX COUNTY FROM ELK RAPIDS TO NORWOOD

E.A.S.T.B  IN ANTRIM AND A BIT IN CHARLEVOIX COUNTY FROM ELK RAPIDS TO NORWOOD. This sub-watershed of GT Bay lies in Antrim County and a bit of Charlevoix County.  It has 24 transient streams, 3 permanent streams and wetlands.  It consists of East Bay beaches and homes, inland living in dune settings, rural homes and villages, many businesses, upland orchards, vineyards, and livestock. Along the Bay; Elk Rapids to Norwood (purple). Read More 2019 TNN Winter News

DEAR DONOR AND SUPPORTER – SUPPORT E.A.S.T.B

DEAR DONOR AND SUPPORTERSUPPORT E.A.S.T.B Special Outreach for E.A.S.T.B Coastal and Watershed Protection Plan. Please make a tax deductible donation for the TNN Organized Local Team. Your gift in any amount is valued - $50, $75, $100 is suggested. Use the SPECIAL form attached - Funds are restricted to the E.A.S.T.B Plan.Read More 2019 TNN Winter News

WHAT CAUSES LAKE EFFECT SNOW?

WHAT CAUSES LAKE EFFECT SNOW? A very cold winter air mass flows over the relatively warmer waters of a Great Lake evaporates forming clouds which fall back to the surface as snow. The largest lake effect snow accumulations typically occur early in winter, thereby removing large volumes of water from the Great Lakes. Warmer lake water and colder air increases evaporation, which peaks in Nov.-Dec.to supply for snow storms. Read More 2018 TNN Autumn News

8th ANNUAL TNN TRI-TOWNSHIP FISCAL COMPARISON

8th ANNUAL TNN TRI-TWP FISCAL COMPARISON Elk Rapids, Milton and Torch Lake Townships spent $3.25 Million for Fiscal 2017-18, down from prior year but overhead keeps increasing.  Check it out – it’s your money.  Especially look at overhead costs and the variation between townships spending for EMS and elected officials. Read More 2018 TNN Autumn News

GRAND TRAVERSE BAY AUTUMN WATER LEVELS STAYED THE SAME – BUT NO MORE

GRAND TRAVERSE BAY AUTUMN WATER LEVELS STAYED THE SAME – BUT NO MORE L. Superior Board of Control announces substantially higher discharges beginning in November. “What happens when Lake Superior has too much water? It dumps it into an already overflowing Lake Michigan” (Chicago Tribune).  Be sure to read article at the web-link in TNN News for a complete perspective. Read More 2018 TNN Autumn News