Swimmers Itch Reporting
If you experience swimmer’s itch, please report your experience by clicking on the tab below and following the links. This information will help ESLA make better informed decisions in combating the problem.
Elk-Skegemog Lake Association
Current Events & Meeting Schedule
ESLA Board of Director Meeting Dates
June 25, 2020 (Annual Meeting)
Other dates TBD
“It’s A Shore Thing” Calendar
April 24, 2020 | Ecosystems for Healthy Lakes – Steve Griffith
May 22, 2020 | Watershed Academy – Eli Baker
June 25, 2020 | Annual Meeting: Swimmers Itch Update – Ron Reimink
July 24, 2020 | DNR Fisheries – Up-date – Heather Hettinger
August 28, 2020 | Healthy Lakes Landscaping – Heidi Schaffer
September 25, 2020 | Hike at Maple Bay – GTRLC
Flushing the Future – The Challenge of Failing Septic Systems
The premiere showing at the Leelanau Clean Water Symposium. In this 16-minute documentary, we talk with nationally recognized wastewater experts, human health professionals and policy experts to discover the water quality risks posed by failing and broken septic system.
Joe VanderMeulen, M.S., Ph.D.
Science Journalism / Videography
Invasive Species Michigan Law 2019
To comply with the law and prevent the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive species, boaters should:
- CLEAN boats, trailers and equipment.
- DRAIN live wells, bilges and all water.
- DRY boats and equipment.
- DISPOSE of unwanted bait in the trash.
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Responsible for reviewing and providing guidance for all of the organization’s financial matters.
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Develops programs for water and ice safety, boat and snowmobile safety, water level control.