Elk-Skegemog Lakes Association Achievements

  • Purchase of Kewadin Wetlands
  • Newsletter publication
  • Water quality studies
  • Partnering with Elk Rapids Schools
  • Water pollution case investigation
  • Legal actions to establish lake levels
  • Partners with Skegemog Wildlife Area
  • Support for Grass River Natural Area
  • Periodic maps and directories for riparians
  • Assists shoreline/greenbelt projects
  • Website Elk-Skegemog.org production
  • Facebook page
  • Monthly member email blasts
  • Hosts annual meeting
  • Hosts  “It’s a Shore Thing” events annually
  • Installs and Removes Safe Navigation Buoys to Torch River
  • Partners with Elk River Chain of Lakes (ERCOL) watershed groups
  • Holds “Boat Wash” events
  • Partners with Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
  • Partners with The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay
  • Advocates Smart Septic Inspection/Pump-Out Policies to Local/State Government