Alliance News

1206, 2018

North Shore of Saugatuck fills wetland

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 [...]

606, 2018

Patty Birkholz is my inspiration

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 [...]

206, 2018

The DEQ and Army Corps Question the Proposed Marina

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’ [...]

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We hope you all get to spend some time in the dunes today! ...

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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!

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