Watershed Protection Plan

Read (pdf) Final Draft Approved 9-14-2010 TABLE OF CONTENTS CHAPTER 1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY……………….1 CHAPTER 2 INTRODUCTION………………………….8 CHAPTER 3 DESCRIPTION OF THE LAKE LEELANAU WATERSHED…………….10 3.1 LOCATION AND SIZE ………………………………..11 3.2 WATER BODIES…………………………………………11 3.3 JURISDICTIONS………………………………………..14 3.4 POPULATION…………………………………………….16 3.5 LAND USE/LAND COVER …………………………17 3.6 GEOLOGY AND SOILS………………………………20 3.7 HYDROLOGY AND GROUNDWATER RECHARGE …..24 3.8 WETLANDS ………………………………………………24 3.9 FISHERIES ……………………………………………….28 3.10 EXISTING WATER QUALITY INFORMATION AND RESULTS FOR LAKE LEELANAU WATERSHED …29 3.11 HUMAN HISTORY …………………………………..42 3. 12 ECONOMY, TOURISM, AND RECREATION ….4 3.13 STEERING COMMITTEE INVOLVEMENT, STAKEHOLDER SURVEY SUMMARY AND RESULTS…47 3.14 LAKE LEELANAU WATERSHED PLAN SUCCESSES SINCE 2002………………50 CHAPTER 4 DESIGNATED... Read more

Remembrances of East Leland

by Warren G. Smith transcribed from the Leelanau Enterprise by Bert Thomas The following is an account written by Warren R. Smith, long-time summer resident of Leelanau County in 1954. It was submitted to the Enterprise by his son, Alden G. Smith of Rt. 1, Lake Leelanau and was carried in several installments in the Enterprise. It is a partial history of some of the residents and resorters who came to East Leland since 1908. Read (pdf) Read more