Posts for Education

Cover Story for our Watershed…

Education, News April 8, 2019

Consider the size of the Glen Lake/Crystal River Watershed. It covers approximately 30,000 acres. Subtract the 6,400 acres that is…

Will Kasson and Empire Townships Adopt Mandatory Septic Inspection Ordinance?

Education, News March 25, 2019

GLA is currently providing technical and professional counsel to two of the four local governments in our watershed. During March and…

Looking Ahead to Discovery Boat Cruises

Education, News March 12, 2019

  It may seem far away yet we know how fast the weather can change – for the better– in…

Leelanau School Students Are Crystal River Guardians

Education, News March 10, 2019

The students pictured above were able to attend the recent Third Coast Conversation series kickoff event featuring a keynote by…

New Species Discovery a Clue to Swimmer’s Itch?

Education, News February 25, 2019

Helisoma, Ram’s Horn Snail is an aquatic host to the newly discovered parasite in Glen Lake.   It’s a rare occurrence…

Glen Lake Garden Club Hosts Guardian Ambassador Feb. 19

Education, News February 14, 2019

The Glen Lake Garden Club has been a “Guardian” of Glen Lake for over 40 years. Each year its nearly…

Critical Areas of our Watershed

Education, News February 11, 2019

Is all the land that drains water into Glen Lake and the Crystal River “created equal?” No. Are there portions…

Our Groundwater: Out of Sight but Not Out of Mind

Education, News January 29, 2019

Groundwater is water that has filtered through the ground and lies “perched” on bedrock or clay. Some of it comes…

GLA Investigates PFAS and Their Impact

Education, News January 10, 2019

Some recent Michigan news headlines have featured images of foamy lake and river water attributed to excess levels of PFAS…

Inland Lake Workshop with MSU January 22

Education, News January 3, 2019

Hurry and register for this interesting and educational inland lake workshop before the Tuesday, Jan 8 deadline. “Introduction to Lakes”…