Posts for News

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”…

GLA is on a North American, Award-Winning Team

Education, News December 13, 2018

Exciting news! The Michigan Shoreland Stewards program has been awarded the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) Award for Leadership and Service in Community Education…

The Annual Fall Overturn on Big Glen

Education, News December 10, 2018

  It was recently reported that the water in Big Glen appeared more “cloudy and foamy.”  The question is why…

Clean Water Talk Inspires Students, New Guardians

Education, News December 6, 2018

  The recent  “Clean Water: What Can I Do?” talk by GLA Guardian Ambassador, Tricia Denton was well attended. Held…

Thank You for Remembering GLA

Education, News, Uncategorized December 3, 2018

Thank you to our Giving Tuesday Donors!  Your generosity helps fund our important programs to protect and preserve the waters…