Protecting Lake Charlevoix Sailing Boat Tour

Date: June 30, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m. - noon; or 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: City Marina Docks Charlevoix, Michigan
Contact: MSU Charlevoix County Extension office at or (231) 582-6232.

Three sessions 
Monday, June 29: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 30: 9:30 a.m. to noon or 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Rain or shine

Sponsored by:

Michigan State University Extension
Inland Seas Education Association
Lake Charlevoix Association
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council

General Information

Lake Charlevoix is one of Northern Michigan’s finest gems with crystal clear water and abundant recreation and fishing opportunities. Keeping it that way is a goal shared by local officials and shoreline residents.

This popular tour was offered in 2014 with an overwhelming response. If you didn’t get a chance to participate then, please join us for this special sailing tour designed for Lake Charlevoix shoreline residents, elected and appointed officials, and Lake Charlevoix Association board members and Ambassadors.

This event is supported by a grant from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, with additional support from the Lake Charlevoix Association and the Inland Seas Education Association.



Learn about

  • What shoreline owners can do to prevent nutrients from getting into the lake
  • How to assess your own lake property
  • Local zoning regulations that protect shorelines
  • About water quality threats to Lake Charlevoix
  • About Lake Charlevoixand Great Lakes ecology


  • Visiting with MSU Extension and Inland Seas Education Association experts
  • Sharing your thoughts with shoreline residents and local officials
  • A great sailing experience!

This event is offered at no charge to participants, but is limited to Lake Charlevoix Association Board of Directors and Ambassadors, local officials from communities adjacent to Lake Charlevoix and Lake Charlevoix shoreline residents.

Choose from one of three sessions:
Monday, June 29: 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 30: 9:30 a.m. to noon
Tuesday, June 30: 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Space is limted to 37 participants per session, so register soon!
Registration deadline: Friday, June 26



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