Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership


A Partnership for Michigan’s Lakes 

Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership logoThe Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership (MILP) is made up a broad range of organizations and agencies that have a common interest - protecting inland lakes. Explore this site to learn more about Michigan’s lakes, the organizations involved with the Partnership, and how you can be a part of the effort. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter!  






Managing Fish Habitat in a Changing Climate - March 8 at MSU

The Michigan Chapter, North American Lake Management Society (McNALMS) is once again holding its Lunch and Learn Conference Event on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, MI from 11am-2:30pm.  The topic will be Managing Fish Habitat in a Changing Climate, and will feature two speakers: Kevin Wehrly from the Institute for Fisheries Research, Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Peter Jacobson from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Registration by Thursday, March 1 is $20 ($15 for full-time students) and includes lunch. McNALMS now provides the option of registering online and paying through Paypal, credit card or regular mail.  Please visit the McNALMS website at: http://www.mcnalms.org/events/lunchandlearnevent.html for more details and/or to register.


Great Lakes Conference - March 6 at MSU

The Great Lakes are one of Michigan’s greatest resources, providing recreational opportunities, a premier fisheries resource, water for agriculture, manufacturing, and other industries and multiple other uses. They are also subject to major problems such as invasive species, climate change, and harmful algal blooms.  This one-day conference being held on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing, will address some of these key topic areas along with highlighting the evolution of coastal dunes, variability in Great Lakes ice cover, autonomous vehicles for underwater monitoring, and using poop-sniffing dogs for beach monitoring.  The cost to attend the conference is $10 in advance or $12 at the door.  Account numbers can be used. Students can attend for free but should still register online. Visit: Great Lakes Conference for a complete agenda and a link to the registration page or go to bit.ly/GreatLakes2018


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