PRESERVE, PROTECT & ENHANCE

The purpose of the Association is to preserve and protect Van Vliet Lake and its surroundings, and to enhance the water quality, fishery, boating safety, and aesthetic values of Van Vliet Lake as a public recreational facility for today and for future generations.

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2019 Membership Drive and Annual Meeting

VVLA Annual Meeting is scheduled for June 22, 2019 starting at 10 a.m. in the lower level meeting room of the Presque Isle Community Library.  Please join us for a short business meeting followed by our guest speaker, Ted Rulseh who writes the weekly column in The Lakeland Times titled “The Lake Where You Live.”

A pot luck lunch will follow the meeting.

 

2019 Van Vliet Lake Association Membership Letter

Van Vliet Association Annual Membership form–2019

Hikes in the Hemlocks

The Friends of the Van Vliet Hemlocks are sponsoring two hikes this fall.

Join Licia from the Discovery Center for a fall color hike on October 13 starting at 9 a.m.  On November 3, Professor Dave Ullman will lead a glacial geology hike with the goal of learning to recognize geological formations in the landscape.  That hike probably will start at 1 p.m.

Sign up at the Discovery Center website to participate.  There is no charge but space is limited.

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Aquatic Plant Management

The Presque Isle Town Lakes Committee (PITLC) has worked with the WDNR to set up programs to combat the invasion of aquatic invasive species. learn more >

Lake Management Plan

The focus of the lake association has always been to maintain or improve the quality of the lake.  A lake management plan was completed in 2005. learn more >

Clean Boats Clean Water

Clean Boats, Clean Waters is an inspection program intended to educate boaters on aquatic invasive species and how to prevent their spread between lakes. learn more >

Van Vliet Hemlocks

Protecting, preserving, improving public access and increasing educational opportunities of this unique ecology known as the "Van Vliet Hemlocks". learn more >