MLA Mission Statement

McKenzie Lakes Association



To provide a united voice for the future of the McKenzie Lakes


To maintain, protect and enhance the quality of the McKenzie Lakes and their surroundings for the collective interests of the members and the good of the general public.

History of MLA

Started in 1990, MLA presently has over 300 dues paying members.  The MLA encompasses members from all three of the McKenzie Lakes (Big, Middle and Lower).  Some of the major accomplishments of the Association has been to commission a USGS water quality baseline study of the lakes, developed and funded an Aquatic Plant Management Plan for all three lakes, monitor water quality of the lakes on a monthly bases, work to control  Purple Loosestrife, an invasive plant species on Big and Middle McKenzie Lakes, provide roadside clean-up in the spring and promote Shoreline Restoration programs.

The Association has monthly meetings from Memorial Day to Labor Day with the annual election of officers and board members at the July meeting.  Meetings are held at the McKenzie Landing, County Road E, Big McKenzie on Saturdays starting at 9:00 am.