Michigan Lake Associations Working Together to Reduce Swimmer's Itch Through Control, Prevention, Research and Education.

The Michigan Swimmer’s Itch Partnership (MSIP) is a partnership of lake associations formed in 2014.  Its mission: to bring together lake associations and provide leadership in Michigan to address swimmer’s itch through effective, comprehensive, science-based control programs, targeted research, education, and the development and testing of preventive measures.

Glen Lake Biologist Rob Karner presents findings at MISIP Conference, June, 2016

Glen Lake Biologist Rob Karner presents findings at MISIP Conference, June, 2016

Swimmer's Itch causes large red, extremely itchy welts on exposed skin.

Swimmer's Itch causes large red, extremely itchy welts on exposed skin.

Glen Lake volunteers monitor for swimmer's itch

Glen Lake volunteers monitor for swimmer's itch

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