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Sense of Place – The Good Oak

Sense of Place – The Good Oak

By: Jeff Rennicke, Executive Director, Friends of Apostle Islands National LakeshorePhoto: Jeff RennickeTrees measure time in concentric rings – not hours or days. In this classic essay about time and human history, Aldo Leopold reminds us of the layers of time...

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Environment

The Islands Are Calling

The Islands Are Calling

They are always there, in stormlight or sunshine, moonrise or mist: the Apostle Islands. They sit just offshore at the edge of the Brickyard Creek community and yet somehow are a big part of the beauty and fascination of this place.

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Current News

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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News

Board Updates

Around the Yard – March 2021

Around the Yard – March 2021

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!  The Brickyard Creek Community Association Goes Live!    On February 16, 2021, The Brickyard Creek Community Association (BYCCA) became a reality. On that day, the Boards of the Brickyard Creek Condominium and Umbrella Associations unanimously...

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Around the Yard – October 2020

Around the Yard – October 2020

As we wind down another summer at The Yard, I wanted to provide the community with an update on several governance matters.    Board Vacancy and Replacement: After 12 years of service as a member and officer on the BYC Boards of Directors, Kay Biga notified the...

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Around the Yard – August 2020

Around the Yard – August 2020

It has been an active, busy and important spring and summer at BYC. Let’s go right to the headlines to get you up to date:  Condominium association merger overwhelmingly approved: By Saturday, July25th we have received ballots of approval from 100% of BYC I and BYC II...

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Committee Updates

BYCCA Rental Committee Update – May 2022

BYCCA Rental Committee Update – May 2022

Over the past year, the following people have served on ad hoc and subsequent standing committee reviewing & managing the Short-Term Rental Program at BYC: Kayla Picciano, Nancy Sandstrom, Peter Jaroff, Dale Klubertanz, Brian Barnes, Sean Gray, Sheldon Goldberg,...

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BYCCA Stewardship Committee Update – May 2022

BYCCA Stewardship Committee Update – May 2022

Brickyard Creek's Community Picnic AreaPurpose To steward the Brickyard Creek Community Vision, Mission, and Values through education, volunteering, and social gatherings. Evolution Developers created a concept where cottages blend into the forest. Thoughtful design...

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BYCCA Finance Committee Update – January 2022

BYCCA Finance Committee Update – January 2022

The BYC bridge sign after the January 2022 storm. On Dec. 15, 2021, the Board of Directors unanimously adopted the 2022 Operating Budget for the Brickyard Creek Community Association. The operating budget funds the continuation of our current level of services as well...

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We Support The Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau

We Support The Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau

There've been a lot of changes happening up in Bayfield over the last year! Today, I am writing on behalf of our community's Rental Oversight Group to talk to you about membership in the Bayfield Chamber & Visitor Bureau.In the past, if you were a renter working...

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Introducing the Brickyard Creek Rental Oversight Group

Introducing the Brickyard Creek Rental Oversight Group

Many things are shifting up in Bayfield, including the weather...… and our community rental environment. Over the past year, with the pressures of Covid, we've had the opportunity to provide a Northwoods escape to many guests through our rental cottages. This has been...

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News

Director Updates

A “Real” Winter at the ‘Creek

A “Real” Winter at the ‘Creek

Hello from the 'Creek! It is almost impossible to remember that in the late Fall Brickyard Creek experienced soggy gray days, day after day after day. And while it was a bit of a downer and difficult to work outdoors, the higher than average temperatures lulled most...

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BYC Manager Update – Summer 2018

BYC Manager Update – Summer 2018

Sitting near the shoreline the other night with a sizable group of BYC residents reminded me once again how blessed we are to be located next to the greatest of all lakes. The sky was that deep Bayfield Blue, the air mercifully dry, and the temperature in the low...

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Manager Report – Winter 2018

Manager Report – Winter 2018

The ‘Creek Life Strapped in snowshoes, we tried to stride but mostly stomped our way across the open clearing. When we located the buried viewing deck, we stopped and with a satisfying plop found ourselves comfortably on our back staring up at the Milky Way. It was...

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“Joys come from simple and natural things: mists over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water.”  ~Sigurd Olson

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