The Nature Conservancy said Wednesday it has bought most of an uninhabited Lake Michigan island that provides crucial stopover habitat for migratory birds, assuring it will remain permanently undeveloped and protected.
Frank of Spring Lake asked, "How soon can a school district come back with a similar proposal for voters? I'm thinking the Spring Lake school district is considering another bond proposal, which voters said no to on Nov. 5. Is there some state election law that puts restrictions on how soon?"
The U.S. Forest Service is awarding nearly $2.5 million worth of grants in six Great Lakes states for projects designed to improve urban forests and tree canopies in ways that will boost water quality.