The Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership welcomes you to our website! The Partnership is a collaborative effort of agencies and organizations interested in stewardship of Michigan’s inland lakes. We envision this website as the central source of lake information for everyone interested in protecting and managing Michigan lakes. We invite you to take a look around, and welcome your feedback!
Shoreline Planning and Zoning Workshop - Dec. 11 in Alpena
Workshop topics include: how to assess the situation on your lake; maps and data resources; what an ordinance can and can’t do; enforcement challenges, and more! $20 registration fee includes all materials and a light supper. Read more…
Invasive Phragmites: What is it, and why is it a problem?
(M. Bohling, Michigan Sea Grant) Invasive non-native Phragmites australis is a perennial wetland plant that has quickly spread through Michigan marshes and wetland areas, robbing the fish, plants and wildlife of nutrients and space; blocking access to the water for swimming, fishing and other recreation endeavors; spoiling shoreline views; and posing a fire hazard. Learn more from MSU Extension.
Save the Dates!
Michigan Inland Lakes Convention planned for May 2014!
The Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership is proud to announce this landmark event! All of our Partner agencies and organizations are coming together for the first time to host a single conference for everyone interested in our inland lakes.
May 1-3, 2014 at Boyne Mountain Resort, Boyne Falls, MI
Visit our Convention page for more details. Registration will open in January.