by Paul J. Sniadecki, MLSA Board Director

At the present time, there is no State-Wide database to record the cost, range, and impact of AIS contamination/infestation in Michigan’s inland lakes.  As part of the ELGE/DEQ/DNR Task Force for AIS, MLSA has been tasked with attempting to collect such important data.  

Please click-on the link below to access the survey and enter needed information about your lake or stream.  The survey can be completed in under three (3) minutes.

MLSA has beta-tested this survey with Lake Associations in “good standing” and the initial input value has exceeded expectations. Even if your lake or stream does not treat for nuisance weeds/plants or AIS contamination, please complete the survey as that type of  “No Action” data is helpful in developing a comprehensive understanding of state-wide conditions.

Not sure if your lake or stream data has been entered?  Well, no worries if you enter duplicate data or need to update your previous entry. The database has features that will allow MLSA to use only the most accurate entries.

Your help in this important initiative is appreciated !

Link for the survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScmTujLJFl8GGQno0stt0tN7P0OutNZFl7K9ulJypwB5uk3ag/viewform

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