Beaumont Property, North Point Peninsula

Grant: # 1799

Grant Amount: $100,000.00

Board Decision Year: 2018

The Nature Conservancy - Protection (Lansing)

Protection

Tuzinsky, Ricahrd (rtuzinsky@tnc.org) 517940507

2018 Habitat Protection and Restoration: Targeted Land and Capital Efforts (Including Barrier Removal) - Habitat protection and restoration

Project Summary

The Nature Conservancy requests GLFT funding for fee acquisition of 1,384 acres on the North Point Peninsula near Alpena, including over four miles of Lake Huron coastline. In providing a unique opportunity to preserve and protect a rare mixture of ecological, economic, recreational and educational values in one project, this acquisition achieves the GLFT priorities of preserving essential habitat, particularly important fish habitats, with a possible opportunity to increase their availability to the public.