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A Sea Change for Superior: The Warming of the World’s Largest Lake

A Sea Change for Superior: The Warming of the World’s Largest Lake

Members of the BYC community have a deep affection for Lake Superior. It’s part of our community’s identity. However, due to climate change, Lake Superior is changing faster than any other large lake in the world. The film “A Sea Change for Superior” looks at communities that rely on Lake Superior, growing threats to the lake, and those working to protect its waters.

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Current News

Exterior Lighting at Brickyard Creek – A Primer

Exterior Lighting at Brickyard Creek – A Primer

Exterior lighting at BYC is a necessity for navigation and safety at night, but should be kept at a minimum in order to not interfere with everyone’s enjoyment of the dark night sky and should also not disrupt the natural cycles of the forest flora and fauna.

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Board Updates

BYCCA President’s Update – May 2022

BYCCA President’s Update – May 2022

By Nancy Sandstrom In thinking about the past year, I am blown away by how quickly time has past. Steve and I live here all year and the dog and I walk every morning through every season – sometimes on the BYC trails and often (winter!) on our roads. I am struck each...

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Board Update – February 2022

Board Update – February 2022

Winter greetings from BYC! And yes! It is clearly winter. Our 25+ inches of snow in the last 5 days has been both physically challenging (just a bit of shoveling!) and spiritually exhilarating. What a scene. With slightly warmer temps forecast for this weekend, many...

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2020 Annual Report

2020 Annual Report

Click image to view the report.This has been an amazing year of accomplishments and challenges at Brickyard Creek. It has also been a year of adjustments, challenging us to find new ways to do old things. Speaking of new things, the Board is proud to present this...

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Committee Updates

Exterior Lighting at Brickyard Creek – A Primer

Exterior Lighting at Brickyard Creek – A Primer

Exterior lighting at BYC is a necessity for navigation and safety at night, but should be kept at a minimum in order to not interfere with everyone’s enjoyment of the dark night sky and should also not disrupt the natural cycles of the forest flora and fauna.

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The Unique Character of Brickyard Creek

The Unique Character of Brickyard Creek

The Unique Character of Brickyard CreekUnlike typical condominium neighborhoods, where buildings have homogenous common walls and roofs and where the existing landscape was scraped away and replanted, Brickyard’s Vision prioritizes our natural environment. This...

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Architecture is Not Subjective

Architecture is Not Subjective

Brickyard Creek has a clear identity, put in place by the developers and furthered by many of its residents, committees, and board of directors. It also has an Architectural Control Committee that uses the property’s guidelines to help ensure that there is no disruption in the overall character of the community.

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What is an architectural control committee?

What is an architectural control committee?

What is an architectural control committee?How is it that some places you walk or drive through have a feeling of warmth and a sense of belonging, so much you think, “I could live here,” while other places elicit no human emotion other than one that asks, “How do I...

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Architectural Control Committee Blog Introduction

Architectural Control Committee Blog Introduction

This is the first installment of many Architectural Control Committee (ACC) articles to be published on the Brickyard Creek Community website. The articles will include topics pertinent to the ACC’s charge of helping to protect Brickyard Creek’s unique identity and our primary amenity — Mother nature.

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BYCCA Finance Committee Report – As of May 2022

BYCCA Finance Committee Report – As of May 2022

BYCCA ended the 2021 year with a surplus of almost $14k due to Jeff’s superb financial management. BYCCA is again debt-free, having paid off the loan to resurface Roy’s Point Blvd last year, and incurring no additional debt in 2021.Ostrich ferns along the Brickyard...

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Director Updates

BYCCA Director Update – June 2022

BYCCA Director Update – June 2022

Lake Superior and the restored Brickyard Creek beach.By Jeff Garrett As the Brickyard Creek Director, my role is the “hands-on,” go-to resource person for all issues relating to the administration, operations, and communications of the BYC Community - this includes...

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Bayfield Blizzard

Bayfield Blizzard

Good Morning from the Buried 'Creek, I am just in from another round of snow removal and a good stomp around our forest. I am relieved to share that the storm has finally abated after a relentless 40 hours of non-stop wind, whiteout conditions, and...

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BYC Storm Review and Winter Reminders

BYC Storm Review and Winter Reminders

Hello from the 'Creek, The Sunday morning after Thanksgiving, the world was coated in white. Trees bent at awkward angles, and nothing looked the same as it did before. After my first cup and before I could talk myself into going back to bed (in the hopes it was just...

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