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  • Art and the Environment:  Northport Sees the Big Picture

    Art and the Environment:  Northport Sees the Big Picture

    It’s not often that more than 200 people collaborate to create a work of art – but the experience of Northport suggests that more communities should try. Last September, the Village of Northport dedicated a 32” high, 109’ long Marina Mural, Bay Presents (as in “gifts”), which is quickly becoming …Read More »
  • Water for Flint, Not for Nestlé

    Water for Flint, Not for Nestlé

    Flint is still dealing with the lead poisoning of residents’ drinking water. Residents of Detroit are once again experiencing water shutoffs. Ontario has the highest number of Drinking Water Advisories in First Nations out of all the provinces in Canada. All the while Nestlé is allowed to pump millions of …Read More »
  • The Public Trust Doctrine and the Implications of the Walker Lake Litigation

    The Public Trust Doctrine and the Implications of the Walker Lake Litigation

    FLOW’s organizing principle is the public trust doctrine.  What sounds like an exotic concept is quite simple.  This centuries-old principle of common law holds that there are some resources, like water and submerged lands, that by their nature cannot be privately owned.  Rather, this commons – including the Great Lakes …Read More »
  • Inspiring Young Minds to Take Action

    Inspiring Young Minds to Take Action

    In honor of Earth Day 2018, FLOW volunteer Deyar Jamil gave a presentation on Reducing, Reusing and Recycling to the 4th and 5th graders at Immaculate Conception Elementary School.  Deyar asked students to think about what changes they might be able to make in their own lives to help protect …Read More »
  • Media Release: Proposed “Line 5” Tunnel Under the Mackinac Straits Ignores Looming Disaster

    Media Release: Proposed “Line 5” Tunnel Under the Mackinac Straits Ignores Looming Disaster

    Protecting the Common Waters of the Great Lakes Basin Through Public Trust Solutions FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Liz Kirkwood, Executive Director FLOW (For Love of Water) Office: (231) 944-1568 Cell: (570) 872-4956     Friday, June 15, 2018 Email: Liz@FLOWforWater.org Web:  www.FLOWforWater.org Proposed “Line 5” Oil Pipeline Tunnel Under the Mackinac …Read More »

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