MDNR Releases Special Report on Wake Boats

Wake boats: concerns and recommendations related to natural resource management in Michigan waters. Message from Joe Nohner, Ph.D. Inland Lakes Habitat Analyst & Midwest Glacial Lakes Partnership Coordinator, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Today DNR...

September 2022 Newsletter

We are committed to putting together an informative and interesting newsletter at least once a month. We hope you find the information useful – subscribe, share, and let us know what you think! Link to September 2022 Newsletter Contact MLSA:...

Healthy Waters Initiative Update

Update from Healthy Waters Initiative at the St. Anthony Falls Lab of University of Minnesota It’s been a busy few months for the Healthy Waters Initiative team and we’re happy to report many positive steps forward: First, last Wednesday we presented our Phase 3...

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

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...

Path to Four Lakes Restoration: An Engineering and Technical Symposium

You probably remember the flood that impacted the mid-Michigan area in May of 2020 after two dams in a four-dam system failed during an extreme rain event. Since that time, Four Lakes Task Force (FLTF) acquired the funding to restore and recover all four dams and...

It’s a Start, It’s about Time for AIS!

by Paul J. Sniadecki, MLSA Board Director Michigan has an Invasive Species Program which is a joint effort of the Michigan Departments of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD); Natural Resources (DNR); and Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). MDARD, DNR...