Lake Macatawa

7:14 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Prescribed Burn Conducted to Allow for Return of Native Plants

Window of time for burns is limited
Once the afternoon burn started, people started showing up, one car after another to Window on the Waterfront - the heavy, black smoke caused by burning invasive phragmites couldn't be missed.Those looking for tall, wild flames ripping through the Macatawa Marsh were probably a tad underwhelmed, but that's why it's called a controlled or prescribed burn.
6:17 am
Thu June 20, 2013

"Project Clarity" aims to lean up Lake Macatawa

Funding being sought for $12-million dollar effort
It's been dubbed "Project Clarity" and within five years, those involved hope to make Lake Macatawa at least 70 percent clearer. It may seem a lofty goal, but experts say it is possible.