PROJECT “Guppy Lake Clean-up” PROJECT Greenbush , Michigan Loren D. Mindell Chris A. Primeau. The main cabin and presidential suite. Guppy Lake. THE CONCEPT. 'Guppy Lake' is located north of Ann Arbor, near Greenbush, Michigan and includes about 70 acres
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“Guppy Lake Clean-up”
Loren D. Mindell
Chris A. Primeau
'Guppy Lake' is located north of Ann Arbor,
near Greenbush, Michigan and includes about 70 acres
of ponds and surrounding marsh and woodland.
The Guppy Lake Restoration Foundation (GLRF; non-profit organization) was founded by Dr. Nathaniel Borenstein in 1999. The main goal is for the GLRF to become a retreat for religious groups of all kinds to come together to study and learn from each other and find common-ground. Another one of its goals is to preserve the land that it is on for wildlife.
The GLRF is in the early planning stages and it is possible for us to have a role in getting it going.
dump for many years during a period of
Trash that must be removed includes:
scrap metal, old tires, old machine parts,
old refrigerators, old car batteries, fencing
wire, spools of industrial wire, insulation,
carpet scraps, chemically-treated
lumber (that may not be burned), glass
bottles, cans, and other miscellaneous items.
1) survey the land for trash to be removed,
and make a map of the area showing
property lines and significant landmarks
2) clean up all trash that can be taken out
by hand on the 70-acre tract of GLRF land,
by organizing small crews and working with
them to haul trash to rented dumpsters. We
will be making as many trips as necessary to
meet this goal.
3) Survey Flora and Fauna and make plan
for removal of invasive species.
4) Make Plan for Main Lodge and
make plans for the continuation and
expansion of GLRF into multi-religious
1) two dumpsters (rented from a private waste management
service near Greenbush, Michigan paid for by GLRF)
2) work gloves (supplied by GLRF)
3) shovels (supplied by GLRF)
4) pick ax (for removal of partially buried trash
and concrete slabs)
(supplied by GLRF)
5) heavy-duty plastic garbage bags (supplied by GLRF)
6) hacksaw (for cutting trash into haulable pieces)
(supplied by GLRF)
7) trailer for hauling trash (supplied by GLRF)
1) Nathanial Borenstien
2) Loren Mindell
3) Chris Primeau
4) Getty Goins
5) Audrey Zupan
6) Levin Forum
7) Trina Borenstien
8) Miriam Borenstien
9) Shana Borenstien
10) Lea Borenstien
11) Rachel Smith
12) Miriam Shabazz
13) David Rosenpire
14) Sara Shurmur
pants,and long sleeve shirts will be required
to be worn by all workers. There will be a
first-aid kit on hand at all times.
Before any trips occur, I and the head
of the GLRF will make a plan in case of
injury with such details such as contacting
parents, next of kin, guardians and
transportation plans the nearest medical