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Coyotes on the Lakebottoms

From the FLTF: On January 20, the Midland Daily News (MDN) had a front-page article about increasing sightings of coyotes in and around Sanford Lake. A local resident also advised FLTF of abundant coyotes hunting and living among the recently sprouted trees on the Wixom Lake bottomland. The MDN article included comments from individuals proposing hunting …

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RestoreTheLakes Communications

The Restore the Lakes team has prepared a FAQ for those interested in hearing about the latest developments.

SLA Annual Meeting Makeup Event

Attention Sanford Lake Association members! As many of you know, our annual membership meeting in Aug. was rained out just as we started. We have now rescheduled the event for Oct. 19th. Representatives Annette Glenn and Roger Hauck will be speaking about dam safety and dam funding on October 19, 6:30 p.m., at Meridian High …

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Independent Forensic Team Releases Interim Report

The intern report has been released by the forensic investigation team. Read Report here

Sanford Lake Association Letter Writing

Since the rain disrupted our letter writing event at the Aug. 24th, 2021 SLA annual meeting/picnic we have scheduled a make up session. Event is at the Jerome Township hall on Sept. 14th, 2021 5-7 for those who didn’t get to sign letters at the picnic, including ones that were printed but didn’t get signed, …

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Founder’s Day – Sept. 11 & 12

The Sanford Historical Society will have the Founder’s Day celebration this year. The dates are Sept. 11 & 12, 2021. Highlights include the Downtown Sanford parade (noon Saturday, Sept. 11), Craft Show, Classic Car show and many things for kids. Admission is free.

SLA Annual Meeting/Picnic

It’s time again to renew friendships and meet some of our new back lot and lakefront owners. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 24, 2021 when the SLA will host its annual Potluck Picnic. We will meet at the pavilion in the Midland County Sanford Lake Park. Be sure to have your dish in the lineup by 6 …

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Sanford Lake Association Now a Partner in Restore the Lakes

The Sanford Lake Association, along with, Wixon, Secord and Smallwood Lake Associations have partnered together to focus on restoring the the four lakes. To learn more please see our Restore The Lakes page here.

MDN: Sanford to bring back Fourth of July celebration

The Midland Daily News published an article about the upcoming Fireworks sponsored by the Sanford Lake Association. After a year on hiatus due to the pandemic and devastating dam failures last year, the annual Sanford Fourth of July celebration will return. The festivities will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 4, at its new location …

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Boyce Hydro Fined

FERC has fined Boyce Hydro fined $15 million for dam safety violations that led to failures, floods. Read the article here. Link