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Douglas Lake Improvement Association
PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769             September 9, 2018

Odawa Tribe Hatchery Tour - Tuesday, October 2, 2018
At the DLIA Annual Meeting on 8/20/18, our guest speaker Kevin Donner, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Great Lakes Fisheries Research Manager, extended an invitation to tour the tribal fish hatchery near Douglas Lake. This facility was constructed primarily for research and selected restocking projects.
The Hatchery Manager will give a tour Tuesday, October 2 at 10:30 AM.  
If you are interested in joining this tour (numbers are limited),
please contact Mary Ellen Sheridan at
We will communicate with logistical details one week before the tour.
Get your jackets, sweatshirts, and Holiday gifts !
DL Merchandise Sales are now Online

Download the current catalog here and the order form here.

Remember to buy your 2019 Calendar before they are gone!
DL Necklace and Earrings - Stem or Stemless Wine glasses - Mugs
Shirts - Jackets - Vests  -  even Sale, Sale, Sale items

Questions? Contact Holly Gedert,
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Citizen Scientists Wanted !
Join us for Volunteer Stream Monitoring Training
on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 10:00am - 1:00pm
at the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council board room.
No prior experience necessary.

FREE TRAINING!  During the training session, you will learn about the various aspects of our stream monitoring program, general macroinvertebrate biology, and the equipment used to collect important data about the health of our local streams. You will also learn about the impacts of aquatic invasive species and how to identify them. A hands-on practicum at the Bear River is offered at the end of the training session so volunteers can “get their feet wet” before going into the field.
Please RSVP to David Edwards at (231) 347-1181 if you plan to attend.
Free Training - Saturday, September 15, 2018
10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
426 Bay Street, Petoskey, MI 49770
Volunteer Stream Monitoring - Field Collection Days
September 15 - 30, 2018
Volunteer Stream Monitoring - Indoor Identification & Sorting Day
Saturday, October 13, 2018
12:00 Noon - 3:00 p.m. at North Central Michigan College
Click here for a history of the program
Job Announcement – Little Traverse Conservancy
Title:    Invasive Species Crew Technician
Position Start Date:    October 1, 2018
Status:    Full-time hourly for two months (through November).
More info ….
Click here for The Douglas Lake Buoy UMBIO data.
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The DLIA website has event calendars for Lower Northern Michigan
The links are also below ...

Douglas Lake Calendar
Cheboygan Events     and    Discover Heritage Route 23
Northern Michigan Calendar for Emmet and Charlevoix Counties

Travel information:  Mi Drive MDOT map and information
Douglas Lake Improvement Association    ─   Dues are $25 a year 
Mailing address: DLIA, PO Box 472, Pellston, MI 49769

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