News from Glen Lake

Addressing Shoreline Issues on Inland Lakes CANCELLED


Discovery Boat – Reserve your spot now!


Join the Glen Lake Association Watershed Biologist, Rob Karner on a pontoon boat this summer for a two hour scientific study of Glen Lake. Using various scientific equipment, students learn all about plankton, water chemistry, swimmers itch life cycle, hydrology, bottom sediments, aquatic succession, and aquatic plants.

Learn about and see a plankton net, a compound microscope, Ekman Dredge, sonar devices, aqua view underwater camera, and the hydrolab.

CLICK HERE to select and register for one of the sessions or add yourself to the waiting list. Open to the public. The cost is $25/person for the public; $10/person for Glen Lake Association Members or Glen Lake Yacht Club Members.

Note: Children under 5 years not allowed. Children 5-10 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. If possible, please bring life jackets for children. Click Here to download the liability release form which is required for all participants.

GLA reserves the right to cancel due to weather conditions. Trip departs from the Glen Craft Marina boat slips. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to starting time.

Tree planting ad

Lots of good information April 29


Big Glen Lake in Mid-February

Photo courtesy of Rob Karner

Photo courtesy of Rob Karner

Upcoming events

Swimmer’s Itch Study in Leelanau County
Maddie Messner, Oakland University                                  April 21

GLA Guardian Seminar: Arbor Day
Workshop/Vendor Fair                                                                 
April 29

GLA Guardian Seminar: Tree Planting Workshop             May 14
11 a.m.-noon, The Leelanau School
Presented in conjunction with the Leelanau
Conservation District

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection    May 14

Leelanau Conservancy Annual Native Plant Sale        May 27, 28

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection      July 9

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection    Aug 27

Household Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection       Oct 8


* Visit our calendar page for details on these events and others, including time and place. 


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