• Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership The River Runs Through It The Mouth of Muskegon River at Muskegon Lake
  • Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Habitat Restoration Industrial Fill Removed, Wetlands Restored
  • Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership The Next Generation Hands-On Stewardship Makes a Great Lake!
  • Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Legacy Pollution Community Partners Address Toxic Pollution

Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership Center

Take the Phragmites Survey!

The Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve is located on the north-eastern end of Muskegon Lake. The Muskegon Environmental Research & Education Society (MERES) would like feedback to more effectively inform the community about the services it offers  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WV6NHKH. 

The Muskegon Lake Watershed Partnership has partnered with MERES to restore native wetland habitat by reducing non-native invasive plants and by holding training workshops for volunteers. Many people have enjoyed walking the nature trails along the shorelines of Muskegon Lake and Muskegon River.

Would you please take a few minutes to complete the survey and help the MERES get the word out about the preserve? Thanks!

Coal Tar Sealcoats

Learn more....

Presentation at September's Meeting [HERE]
Fact Sheet [HERE]

$300 million provided for Great Lakes restoration in 2014!

Congress finalized 2014 appropriations and provided full funding of $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.

This reflects the president’s request and a $15 million increase from last year.

Congress also provided $1.45 billion for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund and $906 million for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund programs.

This is another important victory for our regional Great Lakes restoration program and testament to importance of this work and the effectiveness of our ongoing communications with Congress.

Thank you to everyone who is contributing to our restoration efforts and communicating their importance to Congress. 

Your voices make a difference!

Lake Michigan Partner News

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June 9th, 2014 News

Good News for Muskegon Lake!

The "Restrictions on Fish and Wildlife Consumption Beneficial Use Impairment" for the Muskegon Lake Area of Concern has been removed! ( Reference linked EPA/DEQ Letter Here )
While this is really good news about the quality of Muskegon Lake fish, we all still need to remember to follow Michigan's general guidelines for eating safe fish in the Great Lakes.

For more information about how to eat safe fish in Muskegon Lake, check out the Muskegon Lake page on the Michigan Department of Community Health Web site at:

For information about how to eat safe fish in Michigan's Great Lakes waters, visit: www.michigan.gov/eatsafefish

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