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August 19, 2018

Archives for June 2016

Sally Hansen Memorial Bird Observation Platform

Ed Richards, of E & S Construction, is working in the heat to bring CALC a wildlife viewing platform on Waldeck Island.         You can see how tall the structure is already and the roof is yet to come. The nice height should allow for good views.     The view from the platform overlooks our wonderful/protected wetland and its shrubby/wooded shoreline offering ideal habitat and viewing opportunities for a wide variety … [Read more...]

Oliver Preserve Trail Taking Shape

OLIVER PRESERVE TRAIL TAKING SHAPE Thanks to board member, Dan Valley, and the Career Tech Class of Mark Johnson at the Wexford Missaukee Intermediate School District, the trail at the Oliver Preserve is starting to take shape. Near the end of May 2016 it looked like this, but was wrapped up shortly thereafter. Look for more to come on the completed project.     While you are out at the preserve, look for the three bluebird boxes to see if any have been … [Read more...]

CALC Lost a Friend – (George) William Irvine

(George) William Irvine It is with sadness that we join the family of Bill Irvine in announcing his passing May 13, 2016. Bill was one of CALC’s earliest board members when CALC was just still getting off the ground. Bill served from 2001 through 2004. He served with co-founders George Rock and Tom Rensberry and also Dick Loughmiller, Jim Peteresen, Fred Sprague  and John Grix; to name a few. At that time there were very few board members with the type of skills that Bill brought to the … [Read more...]