Support ISCCW with Amazon Smile

  AmazonSmile offers the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference? When you shop AmazonSmile and select Invasive Species Control Coalition of Watersmeet as your charity of choice, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate .5% of the price of eligible purchases to our organization every time you shop.…

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ISCCW Welcomes New Community Educator

Please join Watersmeet Lakeguards (ISCCW) as we warmly welcome our new educator, Michelle Kanipes. Michelle’s role as ISCCW community educator aligns perfectly with her background as a professional educator. Michelle served as Principal, Curriculum and Instruction Director, and Athletic Director for the Washington Island School District in Door County, Wisconsin; she was the Principal in Ironwood, Michigan as…

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Locals Take Part in Native Plant Sale

The ISCCW partnered with Designed by Nature, a Marquette, MI area greenhouse/nursery that specializes in a supervised process of propagating seeds, divisions and/or cuttings of native Upper Peninsula plants, grasses, wildflowers and inland lake plants for landscaping and habitat creation. These local genotypes are pesticide free perennials, self-seeding annuals and biennials that Designs by Nature:…

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Successful Plein Air Event at Moon Lake

ISCCW and Iron Co Lakes & Streams Partnership has collaborated with LOLA (Land O’Lakes Arts) to provide a plein air (outdoor) oil painting workshop for ten very interested participants. The event took place on Tuesday, August 17th from 8:00 am to Noon at the Moon Lake boat landing. Easels, paint, brushes, and canvas were provided…

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Annual Meeting: August 13th, Watersmeet Township Pavilion

The ISCCW will hold its annual membership meeting at 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 13, 2022. The location is the Watersmeet Township Pavilion (across from the school) on Hwy 45 in Watersmeet, MI. We want to encourage attendance at this meeting. There are plenty of picnic tables in the pavilion. Please attend the meeting and…

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Landing Blitz Targets Aquatic Invasive Species July 3-9

More than 70 boat landing events are planned across Michigan to mark this year’s Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Awareness Week, July 3-9. Public awareness about the impacts of harmful, nonnative aquatic plants and animals is critical to protecting Michigan’s ecosystems, tourism, and economy.  Targeted Lakes in our area are Duck Lake, Lac Vieux Desert and…

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Public Hearing Notice (Rescheduled until June 22nd at 6:30 p.m.)

  This meeting was originally scheduled for June 15, 2022, however due to possible severe weather it has been rescheduled. As you may already be aware, Watersmeet Township has scheduled a Public Hearing on Wednesday, June 15 22nd at 6:30 p.m. to gather comments and consider modifications to the Township Zoning Ordinance. We feel the…

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