Mark your calendar for these important events next week:

Tuesday, May 10 MiCorps CLMP Virtual Training – If you are new to the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program or just want to brush up on your parameters, register for this training. This is also the deadline to enroll in the program for the 2022 season, we hope to...

May 2022 Newsletter

Thank you for reading and sharing our newsletter, we provide this information monthly so we can all help to preserve and protect the inland waters of Michigan. https://mailchi.mp/mymlsa.org/may-2022-newsletter

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

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...

Cloudy water? Invasive plants? Too much muck?

Kathy David, State of Michigan Nonpoint Source unit What is Nonpoint Source, you ask? Nonpoint Source (NPS) pollution is caused when rain, snowmelt, or wind carry pollutants and nutrients off the land and into lakes, streams or wetlands. In a lake community soap from...

Public Trust Doctrine Applies to Groundwater?

By Paul J Sniadecki, MLSA Board Director Believe it or not, the answer is: Not yet! The Public Trust Doctrine, derived from English common law, provides that some resources are so central to the public good that governments can never convey them outright. The doctrine...

Michigan Department of Natural Resources: Fisheries Division Updates

In addition to our conference session that will feature Michigan’s fishery, there are also some interesting updates from the MDNR Fisheries Division: Fish Stocking: MDNR stocks more than 20 million fish – that’s more than 350 tons of fish annually. Species...