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’ [...]

106, 2018

Update on stopping the proposed Padnos marina

Posted: Jun 1, 2018 Welcome back! For those community members just returning for the summer months there are seven key points to know about the proposed Padnos marina at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River. First, [...]

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