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Greater Wall Lake Association
PO Box 56 Delton, MI  49046
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Latest News

On this page we bring timely and important information to the Greater Wall Lake Community

  • 11-4-19:  Thank you to Randy, Dan, and Richard for braving a cold morning to help with walleye stocking.  Click on the box below for photographs.  

  • 8-17-19:  Thank you for participating in our 2019 GWLA Light Up The Wall!

  • 7-27-19:  Thank you for participating in our 2019 GWLA Kayak The Wall!

  • 7-5-19:  Wall Lake is home to a special turtle species.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • 7-4-19:  Thank you for participating in our 2019 GWLA July 4 Parade!  Click the box below for photographs.

  • 6-22-19:  Thank you for attending our 2019 GWLA Annual Membership Meeting!  Click the box below for information about our 6-22-19 Annual Meeting.

  • Spring 2019:  Lake level update.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • Spring 2019:  The IRS has approved the Section 501(c)(3) status of GWLA, making dues and contributions deductible as charitable contributions.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • 4-6-19:  Terry Deike 1943 - 2019.  Click the box below to learn more.

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  • Spring 2019:  Kellogg Bird Sanctuary - a treasure near Wall Lake.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • Winter 2018 - 2019:  Winter sunsets - why they look so special.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • Fall 2018:  Wall Lake is important to bird migration.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • Fall 2018:  Lake level update.  Click the box below to learn more.

  • 8-25-18:  Thank you for participating in our 2018 GWLA Light Up The Wall!

  • 8-4-18:  Thank you for participating in our 2018 GWLA Kayak The Wall!  Click the boxes below for Katie's comments and photographs.

  • 7-4-18:  Thank you for participating in our 2018 GWLA July 4 Parade!  Click the box below for photographs.

  • 6-23-18:  Thank you for attending our 2018 GWLA Annual Membership Meeting!  Click the box below for information about our 6-23-18 Annual Meeting.

  • 6-1-18:  Willy McDonald has donated this Wood Duck carving for auction at the June 23, 2018 Greater Wall Lake Association’s Annual Member’s Meeting.  Proceeds from this auction will go to the Greater Wall Lake Association's Preservation Fund at the Barry Community Foundation.  Thank you Willy!

 

 

 

 

  • This Wood Duck is carved by renowned local duck carver Willy McDonald.  Willy McDonald is recognized nationally for numerous Best of Show Awards including Ohio Decoy Carving and Collection Show, North American Decoy Championship, North Western Michigan Decoy Show, The New Orleans "Best in the Gulf” Championship, and The Ward Foundation's “Chesapeake Challenge.”  In 2007 Willy was the winner of the Michigan Heritage Award.  In 2011 and 2013 Willy was honored by the Ward Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts as a Master Artisan and Instructor.  Willy has taught duck carving classes for decades.

  • 5-30-18:  Professional Lake Management has identified and treated invasive Eurasian Milfoil in Wall Lake.  The yellow areas on the map are locations of Eurasian Milfoil.  We have more Eurasian Milfoil this year than last year - slight to moderate amounts.  Last year we had trace amounts.  Currently this is the only aquatic invasive species in Wall Lake.  The Greater Wall Lake Association is determined to do everything in our power to minimize the transfer of aquatic invasive species into Wall Lake.

  • 4-16-18:  Barry County Board of Determination approves improvement of Shallow Lake Drain.  Below are links to documents from the public meeting where this was approved.  For questions please contact Jim Dull, Drain Commissioner at (269) 945-1385 or (269) 838-5704.

  • 4-2-18:  FROM JIM DULL, BARRY COUNTY DRAIN COMMISSIONER - NOTICE of Meeting of Board of Determination regarding Wall Lake and Shallow Lake Drain Districts on Monday April 16, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Hope Township Hall.  The purpose of this meeting is for the Board of Determination to determine if the Drain Commissioner's proposed improvements to the Shallow Lake Drain are necessary and conducive to the public health, convenience, and welfare of the residents of Barry County and Hope Township.  For questions please contact Jim Dull, Drain Commissioner at (269) 945-1385 or (269) 838-5704.

 

  • 3-13-18:  FROM JIM DULL, BARRY COUNTY DRAIN COMMISSIONER - NOTICE to Hope Township Residents on Wall Lake and Shallow Lake Drain Districts:  There will be a public meeting for the Wall Lake and Shallow Lake Drainage Districts on March 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Delton Moose Lodge, 5420 Moose Lodge Drive, Delton, MI 49046.  The purpose of the public meeting is to discuss flooding and possible resolutions with the Drain Commissioner and consulting engineer.  For questions please contact Jim Dull, Drain Commissioner at (269) 945-1385 or (269) 838-5704.

  • 10-25-17:  Thank you to Terry, Richard, and Jeff for braving a cold morning to help with walleye stocking.  Click on the box below for photographs.  

  • 8-26-17:  Thank you for helping us Light Up The Wall!  The boats and docks looked great.  We will do this again next year.  Click on the box below for photographs.  

  • 8-5-17:  Thank you for participating in our inaugural Kayak The Wall Event!  Because of your support this event was a tremendous success.  We will do this again next year.  Click on the box below for photographs.  

  • 7-4-17:  Annual 4th of July Boat Parade begins at the end of Beechwood Point at 10:00 AM.  Follow the lead boat around the lake.  Click on the box below for more information.   

Email to
GreaterWallLakeAssoc@gmail.com
if you want to participate.
  • 6-29-17:  Three GWLA board members attended a Pierce Cedar Creek Institute fundraising event.  Click the box below to learn more about this special organization.

  • 6-24-17:  Thank you for attending our 2017 GWLA Annual Meeting!  Click the box below for information about our 6-24-17 Annual Meeting.

  • 5-12-17:  Today we are proud to announce the launch of our new website!