Show your love for the Great Lakes during Great Lakes and Fresh Water Week now through Sunday June 10th. Will you land a trout during Free Fishing Weekend, stroll the river walk at Sturgeon Festival, paddle along a water trail or join an Adopt-a-Beach team for a local cleanup?

HOW TO CELEBRATE

6/9
CRWC River Day
The Clinton River Watershed Council celebrates River Day with fun and educational activities on the St. Clair River.

6/9
Art Fish Fun Festival
Enjoy activities like a park cleanup, building bird houses, face painting, bounce houses and a free BBQ lunch.

6/9
Free Fishing Weekend
Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy Michigan fishing, for FREE!

6/10
Free Fishing Weekend
Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy Michigan fishing for FREE!

6/10
Chippewa River Clean-Up
Join the Chippewa Watershed Conservancy in partnership with Buckley’s Mountainside Canoes for a Chippewa River clean-up. Advanced registration is required.

 

In Michigan, you are never more that 6 miles away from a lake – and we have more than 11,000.

Michigan has more than 3,000 miles of coastline.

Our state is home to the world’s largest freshwater dune system.

660,000 Michigan jobs are directly linked to the Great Lakes.

 

 
Source: Michigan DNR