Please don’t feed the waterfowl!

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Filed in: Environmental Quality, Rules & Safety :: Written on May 23, 2020 - 10:00 am
Feeding the swans, geese and ducks on Watkins Lake seems like a fun, harmless, even helpful activity. NOTHING COULD BE FURTHER FROM THE TRUTH.   According to the Department of Natural Resources and the Michigan Humane Society, feeding waterfowl (or any wild animals for that matter) is extremely harmful to them and to us because: Feeding causes...

Safe Boating For Everyone

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Filed in: Rules & Safety :: Written on May 15, 2014 - 8:55 am
The 2014 boating season is (finally) underway … and with it comes our annual safety message.  Information can be found on our website  under “Rules and Safety”. This year I want to highlight the proper separation distance when boating.  Michigan boating law states: “To maintain a proper distance when you are operating at greater than...