Friends of the Huron Mountains volunteers sought training on good and bad stream crossings

Sept 28, 2018 | Tammy |  L'Anse Sentinel WATERSHED CROSSINGS–Friends of the Huron Mountains volunteers sought training on good and bad stream crossings. They will work with Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Natural Resources and the Michigan DNR to catalog the thousands of stream crossings in Baraga County. This crossing was visited on Menge Creek Road during … Continue reading Friends of the Huron Mountains volunteers sought training on good and bad stream crossings

Photos show wind farm devastation of Algoma, Canada

Wind Concerns Ontario, July 30, 2015 Toronto photographer documents wind farm destruction in Ontario’s North Wind is green, wind is good: photo shows blasting for access roads and turbine foundations in Algoma Highlands Photo: Gord BennerToronto area resident and photographer Gord Benner took a circle tour of Lake Superior this summer and was astonished to … Continue reading Photos show wind farm devastation of Algoma, Canada

Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition – Position Paper

Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition - Position Paper - July 21, 2018, To: L’Anse Township Board The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC), representing hundreds of U.P. and other Michigan citizens, wish to convey our position on the proposed Summit Lake Wind Energy Project. UPEC believes that global warming is one of the gravest threats to our planet and humanity, and that … Continue reading Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition – Position Paper

DESTRUCTION OF HIGH ELEVATION HYDROLOGY

DESTRUCTION OF HIGH ELEVATION HYDROLOGY I am a stormwater hydrologist and Principal of Watershed Consulting Associates in Waitsfield, Vt. My firm specializes in modeling, designing, and permitting stormwater management systems. I have conduct ed water quality research and designed stormwater systems in high elevation watersheds. I have also closely reviewed stormwater designs and permit applications … Continue reading DESTRUCTION OF HIGH ELEVATION HYDROLOGY

The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.

The hypocrisy of destroying this in the name of green energy is beyond belief. This is Upper leatherby Falls, Lower Leatherby falls is located 1/4 mile downstream.If the Turbine Industrial project goes in there will be 500 foot turbines within a quarter mile of this location. Nestled away on Mt. Arvon is a series of … Continue reading The seclusion and solitude at remote waterfalls will forever be lost.

Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

The photo is in Baraga County.  Not specifically related to wind but ironic that this addresses restoring wildlife conservation areas while at the same time Michigan is allowing industrial wind development to destroy existing wildlife habitats. None of the DNR or USFW guidelines are mandatory for wind development and even if they recommend against an … Continue reading Michigan officials back federal wildlife conservation plan

New Study Says Wetland Restoration May Reduce Flood Risks

If Restoring wetlands can reduce the damage of flooding, then what will destroying wetlands, disconnecting more streams form wetlands, adding massive impervious areas and roads for turbines do? Wisconsin Public Radio  Listen A recent study says erosion and runoff are hurting wetland systems in the Lake Superior Basin, and its authors believe that it's making northern … Continue reading New Study Says Wetland Restoration May Reduce Flood Risks