Michigan Lakes and Streams Association

Michigan Lakes and Streams Association, Inc. is a statewide, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation, protection and wise management of Michigan’s vast treasure of inland lakes and streams.


Who We Are

2021 Lake Monitoring

CLMP (Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program) is back for 2021, visit micorps.net for information about the program and to sign up for updates. We will be updating the MiCorps site with enrollment and training information as soon as it is available.

News release: Citizen water monitoring program extended with five-year contract

Upcoming Events

Save the Date! MLSA’s 60th Annual Conference will be Friday, April 30 to Saturday, May 1: Details coming soon!

Looking for a webinar to expand your mind and protect your lake or stream? Check out the MILP Online Learning Resource.

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

Has Purple Loosestrife Invaded Your Lake or Stream?

by Carol Kuesel (slpoatc@gmail.com) of Spider Lake, Traverse City Purple Loosestrife - Lythrum salicaria (A.K.A. Purple lythrum, Rainbow weed, and Spiked loosestrife) is an attractive herbaceous, perennial with squarish stems that grow 1.5 to 6’ tall which are topped...

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Giving to MLSA

Members and Friends, we want to take this time as 2020 is wrapping up to remind you to support our organization. Michigan Lakes and Streams Association is a 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization that relies on memberships, magazine subscriptions, and your generous donations...

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Senate Bill 431

Riparians concerned about potential impact of Michigan Senate Bill 431 on local zoning control in Michigan by Lon Nordeen, MLSA Board Secretary SB431 was sponsored by Sen. Adam Hollier (D-District 2). The bill has passed out of committee review and has gone to the...

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