Little Manistee River Watershed Assembly

Our Partners in the Plan – The Little Manistee River Watershed Assembly

The undersigned believe that the health of the Little Manistee River Watershed is critical to the well-being and economic health of the area and that a plan should be created to ensure the wise use and management of the watershed – now and for future generations.


We have signed Partnership Agreements from the following:

  • In Lake Co.: Eden, Elk, Ellsworth, Peacock, Newkirk, Luther Village
  • In Manistee Co.: Norman Township
  • Mason Co.: Meade Township
  • Cadillac Area Land Conservancy
  • City of Manistee
  • Big Bass Lake and Little Bass Lake Association
  • Lake County River Property Owners Association
  • Manistee County Conservation District
  • Osceola/Lake Conservation District
  • Lake County Commissioners
  • Mason County Commissioners
  • Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
  • Natural Resource Conservation Service
  • Michigan DEQ
  • Trout Unlimited
  • Cool Lake Property Owners Association
  • Great Start Collaborative
  • Launch Manistee
  • Drift Expeditions
  • Sengs Marina
  • Spicer Group
  • John Bumstead (State Representative)


Supporting Advisory Organizations

  • Michigan DNR
  • Osceola-Lake Conservation District
  • Manistee Conservation Disteict
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • Manistee County Community Foundation
  • The Alliance for Economic Success
  • Conservation Resource Alliance
  • Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy


Private Individuals

  • As of February 2018, we have signed partnership agreements from 119 private individuals