Land Swapped on South Fox
Despite the efforts of several environmental groups, including the Michigan Land Use Institute, to halt a land swap between the DNR and developer David Johnson, a trade of land was finally completed. To consolidate their holdings, almost 220 acres with over 5,000' of shoreline were traded between the two owners of South Fox. Although the MLUI was disappointed, they should be proud of having blocked earlier proposals that would have made development more inevitable and transferred the historic lighthouse into private hands.
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