Upcoming Events


We are excited to announce our 2022 Conference will beĀ IN PERSON

Registration and agenda information will be available in January, check back in the new year šŸ™‚

MiCorps Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program training will also be held during the conference, we hope you will join us for both!

Exhibit at the Conference: We are also seeking Sponsors and Exhibitors for the conference. Include the MLSA Annual Conference in your 2022 marketing budget and join us at Crystal Mountain. If you have a product to sell that benefits lakes and streams, information you would like to make available to our conference participants, or would like theĀ opportunity to talk with riparians, this is for you. Sponsors and Exhibitors should fill out this form by February 1, 2022:Ā Conference Sponsorship/Exhibitor Form

MLSA 2022 Virtual Meeting Schedule

Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – Communication Options for Associations
  • Virtual event: Join us to discuss ways to reach your members and residents with your association’s message. We will discuss different platforms and tricks to reach as many people as possible.
Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – Understanding Partners
  • Virtual event: Let’s talk about all the local, regional, and statewide groups who can help you to protect your water. We’ll demistify the alphabet soup of organizations and help you reach out to resources you need.

Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – Northwest Region Virtual meeting

Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – Southwest (Region 3) meeting

Saturday, September 24, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – Southwest (Region 3) meeting

Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – Northwest Region Virtual meeting

Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 9:30amĀ – MLSA/Riparian Feedback meeting

  • Virtual event: We want to know how we’re doing and how we can help you. Join us for thisĀ open feedback session to let us know about topics, resources, articles, and other ideas you have for MLSA to support your work.

Check out our Event Resources Page for our previous events and materials.

Happy Holidays and December 2021 News

On behalf of the board and staff of Michigan Lakes and Streams Association, I want to wish you Happy Holidays during this wonderful time of the year. We hope you are healthy and cozy this season. Feel free to reach out with any of your lake and stream related issues...

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Surface Water Wins!

By Paul J Sniadecki, MLSA Board Director Do you remember the federal Clean Water Act (CWA)? Perhaps, if you do not or never heard of it, you should. In any event, riparians can be relieved that action taken on November 18, 2021 will restore federal protections for...

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Permits… What’s up with EGLE Permits? Part II

By Paul J Sniadecki, MLSA Board Director This article continues our focus on EGLE permits that riparians might find of interest. We will occasionally provide info about permits issued or denied. We are also providing updates about contested permits challenged by...

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MLSA’s 2022 Meeting Schedule Announced

MLSA 2022 Virtual Meeting Schedule Saturday, January 8, 2022 at 9:30amĀ - Communication Options for Associations Virtual event: Join us to discuss ways to reach your members and residents with your association's message. We will discuss different platforms and tricks...

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