The Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership (MILP) is made up a broad range of organizations and agencies that have a common interest - protecting inland lakes.

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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!  

Our Mission

Promoting collaboration to advance stewardship of Michigan's inland lakes.


News and Announcements

2018 Michigan Inland Lake Convention - Registration Now Open!

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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. Visit our Convention page for all the details!


Call for Educational Displays

We invite you to showcase your non-profit organization or government agency with an informational, educational display. All displays will be housed in a high-traffic central location. There is no cost to provide a display, but at least one person from your organization must be registered for part or all of the Convention. Visit our Convention page for full details. Respond early - space is limited.


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. Deadline is August 3. 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.


How to Support MILP

Please click HERE to find out how you can support the Michigan Inland Lakes Partnership. 

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