A Partnership for Michigan’s Lakes
The Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership (MILP) is made up of 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!
Promoting collaboration to advance stewardship of Michigan's inland lakes.
News and Announcements
2018 Michigan Inland Lake Convention
The Michigan Inland Lake Partnership together with the Michigan Clean Water Corps is hosting the 3rd biennial Michigan Inland Lakes Convention in Grand Rapids. A great program is in store with two days of scientific, management, and citizen science sessions focusing on Michigan's inland lakes. Mark your calendars for October 4-5, 2018.
Michigan Inland Lake Convention Call for Abstracts now open
You are invited to submit an abstract for the Michigan Inland Lakes Convention. Abstracts (up to 300 words) may be submitted for one of four options: 1) a 30 minute oral presentation, 2) a three hour workshop (Friday, October 5th only), 3) a 90 minute session that you arrange, usually with 3-4 speakers, or 4) a poster. Abstracts are due June 1. Visit our Convention page for full details.
Call for Contributors for the Convention
We invite you to spotlight your organization by supporting the 2018 Michigan Inland Lakes Convention. Support our efforts in building awareness and knowledge about inland lake issues throughout the state via a financial contribution or door prize. All donated funds go directly to supporting the Convention. This direct financial support towards the overall costs for the Convention helps to keep prices reasonable for participants. Visit our Convention page for full details.
Natural Shorelines: Living in Harmony at the Water's Edge
A new video produced by Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council tells the underwater story of why native aquatic plants are so important to your lake.