Upcoming Events


We are excited to see you IN PERSON for our conference this year, we have made every consideration to protect your health during this event. Please see our COVID procedures, tentative agenda, registration, and hotel information on the Conference Page.

Exhibit at the Conference: We are also seeking Sponsors and Exhibitors for the conference. 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 the opportunity to talk with riparians, this is for you. Sponsors and Exhibitors should fill out this form by March 1, 2022: Conference Sponsorship/Exhibitor Form

MLSA 2022 Virtual Meeting Schedule

Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 9:30am – 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 12, 2022 at 9:30am – Northwest Region Virtual meeting (this date was changed)

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

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

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

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

  • Virtual event: We want to know how we’re doing and how we can help you. Join us for this 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.

MLSA announces 2022 Megan E. Cook Memorial Scholarship

MLSA’s 2022 Megan E. Cook Memorial Scholarship in Environmental Studies  2022 Award: One or more $1,500 scholarship(s) will be awarded to a current student enrolled in a freshwater studies program at a Michigan educational institution (with preference to lake and...

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Dr. Charlyn Partridge joins the MLSA Board of Directors

Dr. Charlyn Partridge is an Associate Professor at Annis Water Resources Institute – Grand Valley State University. Her research centers around the field of molecular ecology, and her current projects involve (1) developing and implementing molecular tools to detect...

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A Riparian’s New Year Wishes for 2022

By Paul J Sniadecki, MLSA Board Director New Year is a time to reflect on the previous year and celebrate the arrival of a new one. It’s also a time to share hopeful New Year wishes with everyone in your life, including fellow riparians. After all, these are the...

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Permits… What’s Up with EGLE Permits? – Part 3

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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