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Crystal Lake and Watershed Association


Protecting the integrity of Crystal Lake,
Benzie County, MI, now and for the future.

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Watershed Perspectives and Facts

Welcome to the Crystal Lake & Watershed Association (CLWA), a nonprofit (501c3) organization of concerned local citizens and environmental professionals committed to protecting the integrity of Crystal Lake, Benzie County, Michigan, for the enjoyment of future generations.

  CLWA'S NEW INITIATIVES TO FIGHT SWIMMER'S ITCH The CLWA has launched new programs and research this summer to help in controlling and alleviating the effects of swimmer's itch. It has joined a coalition of twenty organizations and government agencies that are combining resources on a statewide level to find solutions to this lake-borne scourge. It is also helping to sponsor biological research that will contribute new data for understanding the causes of swimmer's itch. Read the newly-revised informational brochure, which explains what YOU can do to help these efforts and minimize the effects of swimmer's itch on you and your family. (Posted 7/6/2015)
  Please be sure to see our Calendar page for events occuring throughout the year.
  Announcing the release of the new book The Comedy of Crystal Lake by Stacy Leroy Daniels. It's about the lowering of Crystal Lake and a biography of Archibald Jones. See this flyer for full details. It's available direct from the author using this order form, as well as these local establishments:
  Benzonia Public Library
Benzie Conservation District
BaySide Printing in Frankfort
Benzie Shores District Library
Darcy Public Library of Beulah
  Benzie Area Historical Museum
Benzie County Chamber of Commerce
Frankfort-Elberta Chamber of Commerce
Local bookstores (such as The Book Store in Frankfort)

(Posted 3/30/2015)

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