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MLSA60 Virtual Conference

Friday, April 30, 2021 – Did you miss the conference? Video and slide links are below:


8:30am EST


9:00am EST

  • Michigan Department of EGLE on Aquatic Invasive Species
  • Teresa Seidel, Sarah LaSage, and Kevin Walters
  • Video Link
  • Session Slides
  • Morrison Lake, Phosphorus Mitigation with “Phoslock”
  • Jason Broekstra, PLM Lake and Land Management
  • Video Link
  • Session Slides


10:15am EST

  • Edenville Dam Failure – No loss of life, many lessons learned
  • Jenifier Boyer, Midland County Emergency Management Coordinator
  • Video Link
  • Session Slides


11:30am EST

  • MLSA at 60 with Mike Gallagher, MLSA Treasurer – Video Link
  • Award Presentations with Dave Maturen, MLSA President – Video Link
  • 2021 Riparian of the Year Award – Carol Kuesel, Spider Lake of Grand Traverse County
  • 2021 MLSA Master’s Jacket – John Wilks, MLSA Vice President
  • Keynote Speakers Video Link
  • 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

  • Volunteer Monitoring on Michigan Inland Lakes and Streams, The Self-Help/CLMP/MiCorps Legacy
  • Ralph Bednarz, DEQ – Retired
  • Video Link
  • Session Slides
  • SAD talk, Special Assessment Districts in Washtenaw County
  • Evan Pratt, Theo Eggermont, Lauren Koloski, Gabrielle Metzner-Gustafson
  • Video Link
  • Session Slides


2:45pm EST


4:00pm EST