Category: ‘Issues’


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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Posted on January 22nd, 2017

European Frogbit

European FrogbitInvasive Species Alert: European frogbit has been detected in Great Lakes waterways along southeastern Michigan, in Lake Huron and in western Michigan lakes. This invasive species is not listed on the Midwest Aquatic Plant Reference Chart that was distributed to the membership in 2015.

Please report any siting to email hidden; JavaScript is required, 231-347-1181 and UMBS at 231-539-8408.

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