Class of 2015

2015 Michigan Lake and Stream Leaders Institute

This page is a source for materials used in the current Lake and Stream Leaders Insititute. 

*Note: PowerPoint presentations have been generously shared by our presenters. The files have been converted to PDF format and are available here in two versions: full-screen slides in full color and black and white “handout” versions with six slides per page for easy printing.

2015: Session 1 Materials

Tragedy of the Commons: Why We Need Lake and Stream Leaders

Engaging Public Participation in Natural Resource Management

Communication Skills for Lake and Stream Leaders

Dealing with Conflict Constructively

Watershed Management for Lake and Stream Protection

Wetlands: Ecology and Policy - Jeff Silagy, DEQ

Managing Aquatic Invasive Species: The Higgins Lake Boat Washes

2015: Session 2 Materials

Stream Ecology 

Fisheries Habitat, Ecology and Human Impacts 

Natural Shorelines on Michigan Lakes and Streams

Michigan Water Law  

  • Presentation: Bob Reichel, Michigan Office of the Attorney General

Understanding Lakes: Field Experience at Wintergreen Lake


Field Experience: Lakes and Streams