Mountain Pine Beetle

MDARD implements new quarantine for mountain pine beetle Department working to protect Michigan’s pine trees from devastating pest Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Director Gary McDowell is taking steps to protect the state’s pine trees...

Free Nitrate and Nitrite Water Testing

Mason, Manistee and Lake Counties are offering free Nitrate and Nitrite Water Testing July 29th through July 31st.  Please clink on the links below for detailed information on how to get your water tested. Manson / Lake Counties Manistee County

2020 Wild Roots

We are pleased to announce that the registration period for our next round of Wild Roots is now open! Orders will be taken first come, first served, so place your tree orders soon! Trees and forests play an incredible role in our watersheds by reducing runoff,...

Lake Level Update

For those not aware of the procedure for raising the lake in spring; The State Park does not begin the process until all floating ice is off the lake to avoid damage to riparian owners.  This year, different from most saw all the snowmelt on the surrounding lands...