Merganser trapping completed for 2019

About the CLWA CLWA News Merganser trapping completed for 2019 CLWA’s merganser trapping team completed the removal of all broods from Crystal Lake by the end of July. The final count was 10 broods (one without the hen) and a total of 68 ducklings, 77 birds in...

CLWA annual members meeting held on July 20

About the CLWA CLWA News CLWA annual members meeting held on July 20 A large crowd of over 100 attended the 2019 CLWA annual members meeting on July 20. President Dave Wynne reviewed current programs and Treasurer Ron Ahrns described allocation of financial resources....

New Michigan Boating Law to prevent introduction of invasive species

About the CLWA CLWA News New Michigan Boating Law to prevent introduction of invasive species A new Michigan Boating Law that aims to prevent the introduction of invasive aquatic plants and animals goes into effect on March 21, 2019. An amendment to the state Natural...

Final report on 2018 swimmer’s itch control program

About the CLWA CLWA News Final report on 2018 swimmer’s itch control program Swimmer’s Itch Control LLC, who carried out CLWA’s swimmer’s itch program during the summer of 2018, has now submitted its final report. The conclusions strongly...

Benzie area students join 26th annual Walkabout in the watershed

About the CLWA CLWA News Benzie area students join 26th annual Walkabout in the watershed On October 9 the CLWA conducted its 26th annual experiential educational project for middle school students, the Crystal Lake Walkabout. Sixth grade classes from Benzie Central...

CLWA completes aquatic plant survey of Crystal Lake

About the CLWA CLWA News CLWA completes aquatic plant survey of Crystal Lake In early August 2018 the CLWA completed the final phase of its comprehensive, three-year survey of the aquatic plants in Crystal Lake. Under the direction of board member Jim Hamp, and...