Water School: Essential resources for local officials

Elected and appointed officials will learn what they can do to protect Michigan’s blue economy by attending Water School, a two-day workshop May 13-14 in Ann Arbor conducted by Michigan State University Extension and hosted by the Huron River Watershed Council. Information Water School will offer in-class presentations, interactive learning demonstrations and a field tour. […]

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New zoning allows side businesses that diversify farm income

Sharon Township Planning Commission Chair Kathy Speigel wants to help farmers raising local food in Sharon Township.  So when local farmers asked if they could add a distillery or solar energy generation to supplement their farm operations, Carlisle|Wortman Planner Megan Masson-Minock suggested that the commission update the zoning ordinance to allow value-added and other activities […]

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