LIA to Help Replant Trees Lost in Indian Lake Tornado

The Indian Lake region suffered significant tornado damage this spring. As a gesture of goodwill to our lake neighbors, our past president Keith Westrick reached out to see if there was anything we could do to help, and they indicated they needed help replacing trees that were destroyed at Moundwood


Ohio Farm Bureau Releases 2024 Water Quality Status Report

The Ohio Farm Bureau recently released its 2024 Water Quality Status Report. The report highlights progress being made in the watersheds of Grand Lake St. Marys and features insights from Wright State University Lake Campus Biology Professor Dr. Stephen Jacquemin.From the report: “In addition to mon


LFA Group Works to Improve Water Quality

The Celina Daily Standard published an article on June 8, 2024, that offers a nice overview of the role the Lake Facilities Authority plays in improving Grand Lake’s water quality.READ THE ARTICLE


Donna Grube Named Guardian of the Lake

2024 Guardian of the Lake Donna Grube & LIA President Brian MorrisDonna Grube has been named the 2024 Guardian of the Lake by the Lake Improvement Association. The Guardian of the Lake Award is presented to an individual who has taken extraordinary action to improve Grand Lake St. Marys.For more tha


Water Quality Update May 2024

PowerPoint and audio from Dr. Stephen Jacquemin’s Grand Lake St. Marys water quality update at the May 2024 LIA meeting. Audio courtesy WCSM Radio.Audiohttps://lakeimprovement.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/05/water-quality-update-may-2024.mp3PowerPoint


Cargill Donates $6,640 for West Bank Shelter House

Thank you to Cargill for donating toward the new West Bank shelter house!Cargill, Incorporated recently donated $6,641.40 to be used for the construction of a new shelter house adjacent to the ADA fishing dock on the west bank of Grand Lake St. Marys.The West Bank Shelter House project is a joint ef


New Wetlands Project Map

View and download the latest Grand Lake wetlands project map, updated in April 2024. Courtesy Mercer County Agricultural & Natural Resources Director Theresa Dirksen.DOWNLOAD HERE


Drive It Yourself Tour to be Held May 4

The Agriculture Education Series Committee is hosting a drive-it-yourself tour on Saturday, May 4, 2024 from 9 am until 1 pm. This event can be enjoyed by anyone and at their own pace. Make just one stop or visit all six stops included in the tour. The stops include: The Celina Farmers Market at


VIDEO: April 2024 LIA Member Meeting

Video from the April 2024 LIA member meeting.Full video of the April 2024 LIA Member Meeting below. Click the links for individual clips.Grand Lake Pelicans (Troy Shively)Water Quality Update and PowerPoint (Dr. Stephen Jacquemin)State Park Update (David Faler)Full VideoWater Quality Update PowerPoi


VIDEO & PowerPoint: Water Quality Update April 2024

Dr. Jacquemin offers a water quality update.Wright State University Lake Campus Biologist Dr. Stephen Jacquemin offers a Grand Lake St. Marys water quality update at the April 2024 Lake Improvement Association member meeting.PowerPoint


VIDEO: State Park Update April 2024

State park update at the April 2024 LIA member meeting.Grand Lake State Park Manager David Faler offers a state park update at the April 2024 LIA member meeting.


VIDEO: March 2024 Member Meeting (Full Video)

Full video from the March 2, 2024 Lake Improvement Association member meeting below.Follow these links for individual segments.Treatment Wetland Updates (plus PowerPoint)Dredging Program UpdatesState Park UpdatesHistoric Postcards & Photos (plus PowerPoint)


VIDEO: February 2024 LIA Member Meeting

Full video from the February 2024 LIA member meeting below. Click the links to watch individual presentations and view accompanying PowerPoints.Grand Lake Recreation Club Presentation (Brad Fisher)Ag & Natural Resources Update (Theresa Dirksen)State Park Update (David Faler)Full Video


February 2024 State Park Update

Grand Lake State Park Manager David Faler gave an update on Grand Lake St. Marys State Park at the February 2024 LIA member meeting. Video below.