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Douglas Lake Improvement Association
PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769             May 24, 2018

Remember the people who died while serving in our armed forces.
Have a safe Memorial Day Weekend
Ice Ridge? Shoreline property owners know all too well the damage that ice can cause to inland lake shorelines. With each winter, property owners hold their breath waiting to see how their shorelines held up against the ice. Read more ...
New Record for High Water Level
Adam Schubel, Resident Biologist at UMBS, reported a record high water level for Douglas Lake. The level is measured in feet above sea level.
May 6 -7, 2018 - record high 714.95
April 1985 - 714.94
May 1996 - 714.66
Saturday, May 26, 2018
Please have your trash ready at the end of your driveway near the road by 7am.
One pickup load per household.
Allowed Not Allowed
Household junk, bagged garbage, bundled building materials, furniture, scrap metal, appliances without Freon, dry cut carpet. 
Lumber must be cut to 3-foot lengths.
Brush, leaves and grass clippings, oil, liquid paint, flammable materials, chemicals, explosives, tires, batteries, cement, appliances with Freon and hazardous waste materials.
If you have problems or questions pertaining to trash day cleanup, please call Supervisor Charles Antkoviak at 231-627-7232.
Boating this weekend? Remember where to find the
2018 Volunteer Boat Assist Team

No matter how short the ride, always have PFDs (life jackets) and your cell phone on the boat. It's a great idea to keep the 2018 Volunteer Boat Assist Team list on the boat. Download the list here.
It's always available from our website under Publications, Published Resources.
Catch “free fishing fever” June 9-10
Grab a fishing rod and take advantage of Free Fishing Weekend June 9-10. Twice a year, residents and non-residents can enjoy two back-to-back days of fishing without a license. All other fishing regulations apply.
Mark your calendars!
Douglas Lake Merchandise Sales are at the DL Store once again.
Sale dates are always listed on our website. They are:
Sat. June 16  -  Wed. July 4  -  Sat. July 21  -  Sat. Aug. 11  -  Sat. Sept 1 

New item this year is DL Jewelry. We're not sure how much to stock, so there is an option to order to ensure you get your necklace or earrings.
Download the order form.  PDF Format  or  Word Format
Questions can be directed to Holly Gedert at or 231-537-3269 
- Things to do and Travel Info - 
Event calendars for   Cheboygan   and   Emmet and Charlevoix 
Connect to MDOT for travel info at MiDrive

(the above links are on our website under Resources) 
The Douglas Lake Calendar is found under Membership
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Douglas Lake Improvement Association    ─   Dues are $25 a year 
Mailing address: DLIA, PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769

The Annual Dues Letter with your information and the year end financial statement was mailed 2/15/2018

See the new Membership tab for the 
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The eNews is published twice a month on-season and
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The DLIA Newsletter is published twice a year - Fall and Spring.
Deadline for news and obituaries is 10/1/2018 for our Fall Newsletter.
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