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WELCOME TO THE BOIS BLANC ISLAND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

In these pages you will find detailed information about Bois Blanc Island, the Bois Blanc Island Community Foundation and the island's many available activities and events. We have included tools for our visitors to contribute to the island’s improvement through the Bois Blanc Island Community Foundation.

 

BBI Township COVID-19 Response Link

About the Island:

Bois Blanc Island is about fourteen miles long by seven miles wide island. It is located in Straits of Mackinac between the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. Much of the island is owned by the State of Michigan. Its forest contains white pine, Norway pine, cedar and birch. The wildlife is diverse in population. There are approximately 54 year round residents.

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About the Foundation:

The purpose of the Bois Blanc Island Community Foundation is to support and promote charitable, scientific, literary, educational and cultural programs and projects which protect, preserve and cultivate the rich heritage of the island. Our foundation is affiliated to the Community Foundation of Northeast Michigan which allows us to take advantage of their administrative expertise.

2020 EVENTS TBA

BBI Annual Wildlife Association Dinner, Sunday, September 6th

 

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H. EARL AND MIRIAM U. HOOVER

SCHOLARSHIP FUND

New scholarship fund available to Pines School students. See tab on right that says "Scholarships" for information and application.

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Fire Department Update:

 

Bois Blanc Island is made up mainly of birch, pine and cedar which are highly flammable. Before you build an open fire, you are required to get permission. Please contact one of the following FFITFD member for permission.

 

Brandon Schlund 231-634-7098
Robert Hayes 734-301-8070
Russ Riker 231-634-7487
John Sanborn 231-634-7355
Lani White 231-634-7440

 

Airport Manager

    -Kathy Cox Brown   Airport Number: 231-634-7052  Home: 231-634-7119

 

Links of Interest:

Bois Blanc Island Township

Bois Blanc Island Site

Bois Blanc Island Parks & Recreation Facebook

Hawk's Landing Schedule 2019

Plaunt Transportation

Bois Blanc Island Facebook

Historical Society Facebook

Church of the Transfiguration Facebook

IMPORTANT:   ALL FOUNDATION PROJECT APPLICATIONS

ARE DUE ON OR BEFORE JUNE 30TH, 2020         Read More...  

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Bois Blanc Island Community Foundation.  Member of Community Foundation Northeast Michigan.