The Michigan Shoreland Stewards Program is a program of the Michigan Natural Shoreline Partnership (MNSP). The MNSP had a goal of creating a statewide program to recognize lake front property owners for maintaining shoreland property in a manner that reduces negative impacts on inland lakes. The MI Shoreland Stewards Program is a result of this goal.
This recognition program is a web based questionnaire for inland lake front property owners. It is intended to be an educational resource to encourage protection of Michigan inland lakes through best management practices and provide property owners with recognition for their efforts.
Funding through a variety of partners made this website possible. Partial funding was through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy's Nonpoint Source Program by the United States Environmental Protection Agency under assistance agreement (C9975474-15) to the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council.