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MiCorps is happy to announce three opportunities for CLMP volunteers to attend our official training program in 2024. There is no cost to attend these training events. Training is required for new volunteers, and experienced volunteers are always welcome. Anyone interested in learning more about the CLMP is invited to participate regardless of their intent… Read More

Curious about the health of your lake? Enroll in the 2024 Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) today! The CLMP has been an important part of Michigan’s inland lakes monitoring program for 50 years, which makes it the second oldest volunteer monitoring program for lakes in the country. The primary purpose of this cooperative program is to help… Read More

Have you heard of the Secchi Dip-In? Since 1994, it’s been a demonstration of the potential of volunteers to gather environmentally important information on our lakes, rivers, and estuaries. Our Michigan data will be included in this international effort to track changes in water quality. CLMP volunteers collect water transparency data on nearly 300 Michigan lakes… Read More

Through funds provided by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) we’re thrilled to announce the award of $97,681 in 26 grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations for the Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program and Volunteer Stream Cleanup Program. These annual grants help foster local stewardship and a sense of community while… Read More

Curious about the health of your lake? Enroll in the 2023 Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program (CLMP) today! The CLMP has been an important component of Michigan’s inland lakes monitoring program for over 40 years, which makes it the second oldest volunteer monitoring program for lakes in the country. The primary purpose of this cooperative program… Read More

We held a virtual CLMP midsummer check-in on July 21, 2022. At this Zoom event we reviewed summer sampling schedules, shared some sampling tips and tricks, and answered volunteer questions about the Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program. You can view the recording, along with all of our training videos, on our 2022 Lake Training page. Read More