Posted: Jul 3, 2018 To begin: the proposed marina at the river mouth does not have all necessary permits to begin excavation, the Coastal Alliance has appealed the permits that have already been granted, and the [...]
Posted: Jun 9, 2018 The Army Corps of Engineers reports that the North Shore of Saugatuck Development has filled-in an area 1000 square feet in one of the globally-imperiled interdunal wetlands. It is disappointing that the Bosgraaf [...]
Posted: Jun 6, 2018 Patty Birkholz is my inspiration. In 1977, when the DNR announced a 1,500-car parking lot on the beach at what is now Saugatuck Dunes State Park, and a dune buggy scramble area in [...]
November 2017 - Important Updates Posted: Nov 16, 2017 We are still awaiting a letter from Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality detailing their decision on the proposed Padnos marina channel: a 1600’ long, 200’ wide, 14’ [...]
AS A REMINDER -- Alison Swan -- former board member of the Coastal Alliance, founder of Concerned Citizens for Saugatuck Dunes State Park, winner of the Michigan Environmental Counsel's Petoskey Prize for Grassroots Environmental Leadership, editor of Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes -- will give a reading at Aquinas College this Thursday evening, April 11 (that's tonight) from 7:30-8:30 in the Wege Ballroom. Please join us! ...