July is Lakes Appreciation Month!
The Partnership worked with Governor Snyder to proclaim July 2016 as Lakes Appreciation Month in Michigan! Look for announcements and events from our partners throughout July celebrating Michigan lakes.
- Learn about Michigan’s inland lakes in an upcoming Lakes Appreciation Month workshop hosted by Michigan State University Extension
- MSU Extension in Oakland County featured Lakes Appreciation Month in their JulyConservation Connections newsletter
- Michigan DNR: Enjoy, protect Michigan’s valuable freshwater resources during Lakes Appreciation Month this July
- Michigan Chapter of the North American Lake Management Society announces Lakes Appreciation Month
DNR announces new Watkins Lake State Park and County Preserve in Jackson County
The newest addition to Michigan’s State Park system will feature Watkins Lake, a popular watchable wildlife destination that hosts large numbers of waterfowl during spring and fall migrations. Read more…
“Investigating Lake Ecology” workshop comes to Oakland County on July 23
Oakland County has more inland lakes than any other county in Michigan (over 1400!). In this hands-on workshop, you will investigate lakes, aquatic plants and their role in keeping lakes healthy, invasive species that threaten lakes, the effects of seasonal changes on lakes, and more. Experts from Michigan State University, MSU Extension, and Oakland County Parks will lead this active class that will visit Crooked Lake. Pre-registration is required at the event website.
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