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.


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.

Fire Department Update:

Bois Blanc Island is made up mainly of birch, pine and cedar which are highly flamible. 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

-Rob Hayes              734-301-8070

-Russ Riker              231-634-7487

-John Sanborn          231-634-7355

-Lani White              231-634-7440


Links of Interest:

Bois Blanc Island Township

Bois Blanc Island Site

Plaunt Transportation

Bois Blanc Island Facebook

Historical Society Facebook

Church of the Transfiguration Facebook

Link 2014 End of Year Letter


 2017 APPLICATIONS ARE DUE ON JUNE 30TH          Read More...  

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