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Ludington is Receiving A New Sculpture

"Flights of Learning" artist Bryce Pettit will soon have another sculpture featured in Ludington

A new bronze fishing sculpture will be dedicated to the City from the port of Ludington on Tuesday at 5pm. The Bronze sculpture will commemorate the sport of fishing celebrating the city's schooner history. It will be located in an area along the channel already designated as the Ludington Maritime Heritage Park. This addition to the sculpture trail was created by artist Bryce Pettit who also created the sculpture "Flights of Learning" located in front of the Ludington Public Library.

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DNR Opens Survey Regarding Future of Ludington State Park

The Parks and Recreation Division of the Michigan DNR has opened an online survey in order to receive public opinions and ideas about the future of the Ludington State Park.

The survey asks respondents for input about their satisfaction with campgrounds, beaches, trails, shelters, fishing locations, and landmarks like Big Sable Point Lighthouse. Those taking the survey can then freely propose any ideas or suggestions they may have for the park.

The DNR has big plans for the future of Ludington State Park, and they want to be sure to consider the public’s input as much as possible.

Follow the link to take the questionaire: www.surveymonkey.com/r/Ludington-State-Park

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Manistee River Cleanup Recruiting Volunteers

This Saturday, July 11th, over 100 volunteers will gather to help clean and preserve the Manistee River. This annual cleanup event helps to keep the river in good condition for animals living there as well as the people visiting.

Members of the Metro West Steelheaders and the Steelhead Manifesto leading the cleanup are calling for more volunteers. The river runs nearly 200 miles through Michigan so there is virtually no limit to the number of people that can help.

The crew will meet up at High Bridge at 9 AM and clean until 2 PM. After, there will be a cookout to thank volunteers including a prize giveaway.

To sign up, copy and paste the link below into your browser: 

https://mucc.org/event/otg-manistee-river-clean-up/#sthash.8DurMh3f.tapjGDRd.dpbs

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