Lake Michigan Open Water
supports coastal dune initiatives that:
• Promote and fund
land acquisitions by the state and counties to develop as parks
and recreation areas for public use.
• Preserve, restore and improve existing Lake Michigan parks.
• Keep Lake Michigan beaches free of pollution, litter and
• Ban new sand dune mining and phase out existing mining in the
dunes, while better enforcing Michigan's Sand Dune Protection
and Management Act.
• Enhance fish and wildlife by restoring and protecting habitats
and coastal wetlands.