Deer Lake
Deer Lake, the newest addition to the Bete Grise Preserve in Keweenaw County

2017 Annual Beach Clean Up
Sunday September 17, 2017 from 10:00 AM to Noon at Bete Grise North and South

Download and share the flyer here
Meet at either the Bete Grise North Public Beach or Bete Grise Preserve South Parking Lot

You can help pick up trash or pull invasive species. Litter data collected during Adopt-a-Beach events is used to prevent pollution and make positive changes to protect our beaches and coasts.

Sponsored by your Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District. For questions, contact: (906) 369-5023 or (906) 370-7248


Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District
65th Annual Meeting & Election Results


Many thanks to everyone who attended HKCD's 65th Annual Meeting and voted in the election on April 20, 2017. The final election results, based on a total of 302 ballots, are:

4-Year Term....................# of Votes
Steve Siira....................250
Thomas Bryant....................45
Abstain....................7

2-Year Term....................# of Votes
Jim Tercha....................258
Mark Ahlborn....................30
Lawrence Butula....................14
Abstain....................0

Volunteer Election Coordinator, Sue Haralson, announced the election results and swore in the winning candidates Steve Siira and Jim Tercha at the conclusion of the vote count at the Orpheum Theatre in Hancock, Michigan on April 20th, 2017.


Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District
711 W Lakeshore Drive
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone:(906) 482-0214


The mission of the Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District is to advise and assist the people of Houghton and Keweenaw Counties to wisely manage and use our natural resources through education, information, technical assistance and land stewardship.