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Over the hill! The Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) has been operating since 1974 (when it was called the “Self-Help Program”). Every summer since then, with the exception of 1992 when the program was undergoing some administrative changes, volunteers have been measuring and monitoring lakes across Michigan. That means last summer we hit the big 4-0!… Read More

Guest Contributor
March 21, 2016

When I was little, my neighborhood friends and I would sneak away from our houses just after lunch, traverse down the wooded bluffs and spend the afternoon exploring the nooks and crannies of the nearby Willow River. Barefooted and sunburned, we would wade up the stream in search of wildlife. In all of our rumpus… Read More

It’s going to be a great year for the CLMP’s Exotic Aquatic Plant Watch! The Exotic Aquatic Plant Watch (EAPW) is a component of the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) where volunteers sample, identify, and map aquatic invasive plants in their lake. The EAPW is vital to the effort to locate and minimize the detrimental… Read More

MiCorps awarded The Friends of the Shiawassee River an Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Survey grant this past June to help them operate their macroinvertebrate monitoring program, Stream Team! The mission of the Friends of the Shiawassee River is to Care, by maintaining and improving the health of the river; Share, by enhancing the community’s appreciation and knowledge of the… Read More

Laura Kaminski
September 28, 2015

MiCorps is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned program website and MiCorps Data Exchange platform. Please look around and let us know what you think! You will notice that the site has a new look and feel and we’ve reorganized how the program materials and information are presented. Please also view our… Read More