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A Year long exploration…

In the 2018-2019, we embarked on a year long study of issues concerning water. We hosted a variety of speakers who helped us learned more about our precious water resources and how to protect them:

November: Great Lakes Challenges and Solutions - Suzanne Dixon, LWV Lake Michigan Region

Resources: Take Home Thoughts

January : What is in our Water?- Brian Thurston, Michigan DEQ, Tom Reichard , District 10 Health Department, and Jeff Mikula, City of Manistee Department of Public Works

February: Watershed and Invasive Species Management - Mary Reed, Portage Lake Watershed Forever Council and Emily Cook, NW Invasive Species Network

March: The Geology of Our Water - Dr. David Lusch, Dept of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences, MSU

Resources: Groundwater in Michigan, Manistee County Ground and Surface Water Zoning

April: LRBOI Water Quality Projects - Allison Smart, Environmental Coordinator for the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians (LRBOI).