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Douglas Lake Improvement Association
PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49755            June 26, 2016

"To itch or not to itch, that is the question" (-SLD)
Michigan Swimmer's Itch Partnership
For the 2nd year in a row, representatives from DLIA attended the Michigan Swimmer's Itch Partnership. Collaborations are increasing the chances of positive outcomes from various ongoing research projects. John Kafer created an informative report for the membership. Click here to read. 
Contact John Kafer or Holly Gedert with questions or comments.
You can always use DLIA's general email --
Stuart Case (middle) along with (l to r) Chris Walts, Lloyd Flanders, Pat Keiser, and Rich Gedert reset the township dock during regular launch maintenance on 6/25/16.
An Evening with the Loons
Come to the U of M Biological Station Sunday, August 7 at 7:30pm
to see the "The Uncommon Loon"
a 56-minute film that follows a loon family through the nesting season.
Afterward, the filmmaker Jeff Lang, will take questions.

Jeff has been an Area Coordinator with Michigan Loonwatch since 1986, identifying and registering loon-breeding lakes throughout Northern Michigan. He works with volunteers who monitor and report on the success of nesting loons, along with addressing nesting problems and threats facing loons in Michigan.
Jeff Lange • â€¢ Preserve~Protect~Restore Loon Territories
231-347-3688 and  231-548-3918
Reminder: Douglas Lake's Loon Ranger is Rich Gedert - 231-537-3269
You're invited to
A Huge Rummage Sale
for Water Recreation Lovers!
Saturday, July 16 • 8am to 2pm
Irish Boat Shop Storage Unit, 7580 S. State Rd, Harbor Springs
Donate items by July 8
more info ...
Click here for meeting about 2017 US-31 reconstruction plans - Douglas Lake Rd to Levering Rd - Meeting 6/28/2016
Pass the word - Get out the Sunfish or whatever 
for a fun afternoon on the water - Not a race!
Meet on the north end of the lake with any kind of sailboat to sail for fun.
2:30 on Wednesday, July 6 - weathering permitting
(less than 8-10 mph wind, yet enough to sail)
In case of inclement weather, meet Thursday, July 7.
Please let me know if you would like to sail but will not be here so I can contact you regarding future get togethers. Meet at Linda Orlow's house for refreshments afterwards. Contact:
Click here to see all the great lectures at UMBS this summer. Bring your friends and family.
Great Lakes Buoys - UMBS at Douglas Lake - click here for conditions
Douglas Lake Merchandise Sale 
Monday, July 4    â€¢    10:00 am to Noon
at DL Store #5 - storage area beside Pellston Lodge
See the full schedule on our website.
Fitness and Flowers - Main St Fitness (Cheboygan), Peggy's Gardening, Tigerlillys, Willson's Garden Center - More info ...
DLIA Annual Meeting • Sunday, Aug 21 at 2:00pm • Registration 1:30
Douglas Lake Improvement Association    â”€   Dues are $25 a year 
Mail dues to DLIA, PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769

See the Membership page for the 
New Member/Update Member Form and 2016 DLIA Flyer
Send membership updates to 

Newsletter Editor - Linda Orlow
eNews - Holly Gedert
Send News Articles and Obituaries to

The eNews is published twice a month on-season and
as needed (once a month) off-season.

The DLIA Newsletter is published twice a year - Fall and Spring.
Deadline for news and obituaries is 9/30/2016 for our Fall Newsletter.
We appreciate the obituaries being brief (300 words or less)
and relevant to Douglas Lake. News articles should not exceed 700
words unless approved by the editor. Please be aware
that any article or obituary may be edited to fit into the layout.
President - Holly Gedert, Vice President - Frank Beaver
Secretary - Joan Hartwig, Treasurer - Susan Klaas

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