MLSA60 Virtual Conference — Friday, April 30, 2021

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MLSA60 Conference
MLSA60 Conference


8:30am EST – Coffee time, Meet and Greet, MLSA at 60 years, Overview of the day and what to expect

9:00am EST

  1. Session: Teresa Seidel, Michigan Department of EGLE on Aquatic Invasive Species
  2. Session: Jason Broekstra, Morrison Lake, Phosphorous Mitigation with “Phoslock”

10:15am EST

  1. Session: Jenifier Boyer, Edenville Dam Failure – No loss of life, many lessons learned
  2. Session: Conan Smith, Michigan Environmental Council

11:30am EST – Awards, Scholarship Presentation, Raffle

12:00pm EST – Keynote Speakers

 — Rep. Gary Howell, Chair of House Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Committee

— Senator Rick Outman, Chair of Senate Environmental Quality Committee and Appropriations Subcommittee on Natural Resources

1:30pm EST

  1. Session: Ralph Bednarz, Volunteer Monitoring on Michigan Inland Lakes and Streams – The Self-Help/CLMP/MiCorps Legacy
  2. Session: Evan Pratt, Theo Eggermont, Lauren Koloski, Gabrielle Metzner-Gustafson; SAD talk, special assessment districts in Washtenaw County

2:45pm EST

  1. Session: Mark Teicher, Insurance for Associations
  2. Session: Matt Meersman, Working within the Watershed

4:00pm EST – Cliff Bloom, Riparian Rights Update – happy hour to follow

Are you interested in lake monitoring? Enroll in the MiCorps CLMP program at
Training for CLMP is held on Thursday, April 29th and is a great companion to our MLSA conference.

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Can’t Attend?

Sorry you had to miss the fun! All our sessions will be recorded and made available after the event, please check back here for recordings.