Lake Macatawa

7:14 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Prescribed Burn Conducted to Allow for Return of Native Plants

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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

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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.