DLIA News & Events


Posted on April 21st, 2017

DLIA 50th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon

CELEBRATE    Loving Life on Douglas Lake  

The Celebration was held at Maple River Pub 8/6/2017. It was a wonderful afternoon full of delicious food, lots of history, and hearty laughs. Thank you to all who were able to attend for making our 50th Anniversary Celebration so special !

Date:         Sunday, August 6, 2017
Time:        Door opens at Noon – 4:00 p.m.
Location:  Maple River Pub
  GOOD FOOD    CASH BAR    PARTY FAVORS

$35 per person includes delicious appetizers, hearty buffet lunch, non-alcoholic beverage, dessert, display of photos and a fabulous program.

$15 for children 12 and under.

Arrive at Noon. Agenda: Check-in, hors d’oeuvres, buffet lunch, program, dessert.  A full afternoon to remember !!! Read more of DLIA 50th Anniversary Celebration Luncheon »


Posted on March 6th, 2017

Loon Nesting Program

Since 1992, we have been practicing loon preservation by constructing artificial nesting platforms. Loons prefer to nest on islands to distance themselves from predators such as raccoons. We belong to the Michigan Loon Preservation Association and participate with  LoonCorp Northern Michigan. Please use and support both of these resources; they provide valuable loon information. Read more of Loon Nesting Program »


Posted on February 2nd, 2017

The UMBS Stewards Program

Feel compelled to help maintain the beautiful 10,000 acres of the UMBS Bio Station?  Join the UMBS Stewards once a week or every other week during the summer. Contact Stuart Case. Read more of The UMBS Stewards Program »


Posted on February 2nd, 2017

Boat Ramp Maintenance

Power Loading causes damage to launch ramps.

“Power loading” is using the boat motor to load and unload a boat onto and off the trailer. The propeller wash creates a hole at the end of the ramp and a sand mound beyond the ramp. It creates hazardous conditions, and will cause time consuming and expensive ramp repairs. Read more of Boat Ramp Maintenance »


Posted on January 27th, 2017

Because We Care

Report Sightings or Issues …

  • Loon information and issues to email hidden; JavaScript is required and/or 231-537-3269
  • Suspected aquatic invasive species sighting to email hidden; JavaScript is required and/or 313-919-1812
  • Purple Loosestrife sighting to 231-537-3269

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