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Waterways Commission

About the commission

The Michigan State Waterways Commission is a seven-member advisory board that works with the DNR on the use of dedicated funds, provided by boaters, for the acquisition, development and maintenance of public harbors and boating access sites and certain locks and dams.

Contact:
Michelle Wieber
Phone: 517-285-0747

75 years of better, safer access to Michigan boating

Since 1947, the Michigan State Waterways Commission has helped launch boating adventures and more equitable public access to our lakes, rivers and streams. Join in celebrating this chapter of Michigan’s boating heritage all summer long!

Celebrate boating

Meeting information

Date Times Location
Feb. 10, 2023
(meeting)
9 a.m.

Michigan History Center – Learning Center
702 W. Kalamazoo St.
Lansing MI 48915

April 28, 2023
(meeting)
9 a.m.

Lansing area - Location to be determined

June 22, 2023
(tour)
To be determined

Cadillac area - Tour to be determined

June 23, 2023
(meeting)
8:30 a.m.

Cadillac area - Location to be determined

Aug. 18, 2023
(tour)
To be determined Keweenaw area - Tour to be determined
Aug. 18, 2023
(meeting)
1 p.m.

Keweenaw area - Location to be determined

Oct. 5, 2023
(tour)

To be determined Southwest Michigan - Tour to be determined
Oct. 6, 2023
(meeting)
8:30 a.m.

Southwest Michigan - Location to be determined

Dec. 8, 2023
(meeting)
9 a.m. Lansing area - Location to be determined

Meeting and tour dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Upcoming and recent agendas