2013 Mayor’s Annual Clean Up Day:
Saturday, April 20, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at two locations: 612 E. Fisher Street , Bay City, MI (at bend where Fisher and Walnut meet) and Madison Avenue Parking Lot , Bay City, MI (between 4th and 5th Streets) . For more information and for a list of acceptable items, please click HERE.
Saturday, April 27, 2013 Household Hazardous Material Collection
The next Bay County Household Hazardous Materials Collection will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the Bangor Township Hall parking lot, located at 180 State Park Drive, Bay City, Michigan. The time for this event TBA.
Yellow Jug Old Drugs Program:
Yellow Jug Old Drugs is a program operated by Great Lakes Clean Water Organization to collect and properly dispose of unwanted/unused drugs in a safe and approved manner to help keep our water clean. Individuals bring in unused/unwanted/expired drugs to their local pharmacy for proper disposal. The Yellow Jug Old Drugs containers and contents are picked up at pharmacies and are then transported to a Waste-to-Energy facility for secure and assured destruction. Click HERE to find a participating pharmacy in your area.
Dispose My Meds Program:
Dispose My Meds is an online resource to help you to find medication disposal programs at the local independent community pharmacy near you. More than 100 different pharmaceuticals have been detected in lakes, rivers, reservoirs and streams throughout the world. Pharmaceuticals are being detected in the environment and there is genuine concern that these compounds, in the small concentrations that they're at, could be causing impacts to human health or to aquatic organisms.
Friday, February 22, 2013 - Saginaw Bay WIN/SBCI Coordination Meeting:
There will be a Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network (WIN)/Saginaw Bay Coastal Initiative (SBCI) Coordination Meeting taking place onFriday, February 22, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Delta College PlanetariumSpace Explorers Hall located at 100 Center Avenue, Bay City, Michigan 48708. The purpose of this meeting is to provide updates on projects that affect the Saginaw Bay and surrounding water ways from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). This meeting is sponsored by the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network (WIN) and the Saginaw Bay Coastal Initiative (SBCI). For more information please check out the meeting PRESS RELEASE.
Bing Map Link for Birds Eye Viewer of Bay City State Recreation Area
Shoreline Viewer Website Birds Eye Viewer of the Upper Peninsula
The Great Lakes Shoreviewer provides professional color photography of every inch of coastline (and many islands) in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan (Lake Superior, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron). Each coastline photo also has a series of maps showing important natural features for planning and protection efforts.