Member: Mr. Rand Bowman

Portage, MI
Executive Director, Southcentral Michigan Planning Council
Watershed: all Lake Michigan watersheds

Land use policy, zoning regulations, reduction of imperviousness, best management practices, implementing Section 208 Water Quality Managment Plan, ground water and surface water quality protection

Why Rand Loves the Lake

Meeting the Creator of Lake Michigan alone on a sunny sand dune.

Other Lake Projects Rand is Involved With

Development of land use regulations to minmize imperviousness; Reduction of potential for groundwater contamination; Greenways planning; Natural resource (features) protection; Area of Concern planning


News Feed

Lake Michigan Forum & Watershed Academy Meeting - October 28, 2015

2015-10-07
This meeting will be an opportunity to learn about the activities of these groups and future plans for public engagement and outreach in the Lake Michigan basin. Join this conversation as a participant and find out how you can plug in from your community.

Love Lake Michigan

2015-03-20
The Lake Michigan Forum has launched a public awareness campaign called Love Lake Michigan.

Call for Abstracts and Poster Presentations

2013-04-26
The 8th biennial State of Lake Michigan and 13th annual Great Lakes Beach Association Conference are now accepting abstracts for consideration.

Great Lakes lawmakers consider statewide bans on pavement sealants

2012-12-12
Legislators in at least three Great Lakes states are proposing statewide bans of certain pavement sealants that have killed aquatic animals and are considered a possible health risk to humans.

Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review

2012-12-12
The Office of the Great Lakes has released the 2012 Michigan Water Conservation and Efficiency Program Review, which assesses Michigan’s progress in meeting its obligations under the Great Lakes–St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact.