04/07/2024

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

04/07/2024

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

04/07/2024

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.

03/05/2024

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)

02/05/2024

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

02/05/2024

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.

01/19/2024

Pontoon Raffle: Enter to Win a 2024 Avalon VLS

The Boathouse at Grand Lake is giving away a 2024 Avalon VLS pontoon to benefit the Lake Improvement Association. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased at the Boathouse, Boardwalk Grill, and from any LIA board member. There are only 400 tickets, so each entry gets you a 1 in 400 chance to win! The d

01/11/2024

Now is an Excellent Time to Watch for Bald Eagles

From ODNR:COLUMBUS, Ohio – Winter is an excellent time to watch for bald eagles, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. Bald eagles begin courtship and nest-building activity in January and February, making now one of the best times to view them.Ohio’s bal

01/05/2024

Mercer SWCD Announces Annual Tree Seedling Sale

The Mercer SWCD has announced its annual tree seedling sale. Anyone may order these 1 to 3-year-old bare root seedlings, which will be approximately 6 to 18 inches in height (with the exception of apple whips, which are will be approximately 3 to 4 feet in height).Submit your order by the March 4, 2

12/19/2023

Grand Lake St. Marys Improvement: 2023 In Review

Many people and organizations collaborated to make positive strides for Grand Lake St. Marys improvement in 2023. Community support is critical to success, and the Lake Improvement Association applauds the efforts of all those who contribute to make Grand Lake St. Marys an economic engine, wildlife

12/04/2023

LIA Elects 2024 Board

The LIA elected its 2024 officers and trustees.The Lake Improvement Association elected its 2024 board during the December 2023 membership meeting. 2024 officers and trustees will be:President: Brian MorrisVice President: Jeff VosslerSecretary: Michael EmansTreasurer: Diane and Ted BertkeMaster at A

11/08/2023

LIA & GRAND LAKE COMMUNITY TO INSTALL PLAYGROUND ON WEST BANK

Playground to be installed adjacent to the dog park.The Lake Improvement Association has partnered with multiple community organizations and businesses to purchase and install a new playground adjacent to the dog park toward the south end of the West Bank of Grand Lake St. Marys.The playground will

11/07/2023

VIDEO: November 2023 LIA Member Meeting

Video from the November 2023 Lake Improvement Association member meeting. Highlights below.Meeting HighlightsThe LIA has partnered with multiple community organizations and businesses to purchase and install a playground on the West Bank (more info coming soon)LIA elections will be held at the Decem

10/20/2023

Mercer SWCD Installs Cascading Waterway to Store & Treat Runoff

Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District recently installed a cascading waterway in the Wabash River watershed. Read the press release: Mercer Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) was awarded an Ohio EPA Gulf Hypoxia Assistance grant to install a cascading waterway in the Wabash Riv

10/09/2023

VIDEO: October 2023 LIA Member Meeting

Video from the October 2023 Lake Improvement Association member meeting. View and download the Heritage Park District Park & Levy Fact Sheet here.Dr. Jacquemin’s PowerPoint Presentation