Posts for Education

Swimmer’s Itch a Top Member Concern at Annual Meeting

Education, News August 19, 2019

Yes! Our lakes are special but did you know that when it comes to Swimmer’s Itch, Glen Lake is not…

GLA Partners: Spotlight on the Leelanau Conservancy, Celebrating 30 Years!

Education, News August 2, 2019

It has been said that, “if you want to go quickly, go alone – but if you want to go…

Annual Meeting Saturday, August 10

Education, News July 25, 2019

Bring a neighbor or friend to our annual meeting Saturday, August 10. The program will include the state of the lake…

GLA in Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP)

Education, News July 19, 2019

The Glen Lake Association is a member of the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) which is a volunteer inland lakes…

How to Avoid the Itch

Education, News July 8, 2019

If possible, swim only in deep water and avoid swimming in the shallows.  Swim in the later hours of the…

Waterfowl Surveys – One Key to Unlocking the Mystery

Education, News June 17, 2019

For the last 30 years, controlling Swimmer’s Itch used to be more simple – one duck, one snail, one parasite….

Tom Porter to Speak at Legends Event June 27

Education, News June 13, 2019

With much enthusiasm the GLA shares the news that Tom Porter of the Sleeping Bear Dunes Gateway Council/Citizens Council of…

Major Swimmer’s Itch Study Underway

Education, News May 30, 2019

Last summer something very unexpected happened on Glen Lake. The number of Swimmer’s Itch cases far exceeded what was suppose…

Landscaping Tips from a Pro

Education, News May 20, 2019

We asked landscaping professional, Laurel Voran, left, to share her insight to help make your spring planting choices carefree and…