Category Archives: Stuff We Need


Cheboygan Passes Plastic Bag Ordinance

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Karen Martin emailed her friends today, informing them on the news that Cheboygan County passed a resolution that supports encouraging limiting plastic bag use. It’s a baby step, as she calls it, but a step all the same, and will … Continue reading


My Earth Home

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From Red Sky Stage Radio’s Planet Michigan (airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:45, 12:45, 5:45 & 8:45).……                  Today on Red Sky Stage Radio’s…Planet Michigan…I continue, and put to sweet rest…my 2-part Earth Home segment…music, of course and always…by the … Continue reading


My (Owlmoon’s) Compost Pile

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Alright, so I didn’t warn you, when I said I was going to post pictures of my solar shower on last week’s segment (on my Planet Michigan page, of course)…that I was going to be demonstrating the thing…fear not, those … Continue reading


My Solar Shower (Red Sky Radio Segment)

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(The following is my 6-19-14 program for Red Sky Stage Radio, which airs Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:45, 12:45, 5:45 & 8:45)     …On today’s segment, and for the next few programs…I’m going to relate to you some of … Continue reading


Three Lakes, Three New Loon Rafts

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Our work installing loon rafts this season began with Ron and Lori Pool of Petoskey. We installed a new one on Munro Lake, re-installed one on Lancaster along with two buoys; and replaced one that got away on Round with … Continue reading


St. Mary’s Cement Supports Michigan Loons

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These pictures show the employees of St. Mary’s Cement building loon nesting rafts to be used on Northern Michigan lakes where loons have lost nest habitat or experienced nest problems. Owner Dirk Cox funds the project fully and Carol Kay … Continue reading


Paper, Plastic, or Reusable?

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Written by Karen and David  Martin A movement is afoot in Cheboygan. The effort is to REDUCE the plastic shopping bag (PSB) in Cheboygan (City and County). Note to all readers, this could be your community as well!   My son … Continue reading