Get Involved

Big Sweep

This annual event is sponsored every fall by Duke Energy and Charlotte Mecklenburg Storm Water Services. The Marine Commission and Catawba Riverkeepers are among organizations that recruit volunteers. The 2013 event will be held on the first Saturday in October.

Blue Fin Award Nomination

Every year the Mountain Island Lake Marine Commission presents its Blue Fin Award to people or organizations which have done positive things on or around Mountain Island Lake that benefit the lake and its visitors. Nominating someone for the Blue Fin Award is easy! Just complete the nomination form and send it in. To submit a nomination, click here (.doc) or (.pdf).

Life Jacket Loaner Program

Donate your new or gently used life jacket to the Loaner Life Jacket Program. Simply use a magic marker and write on the life jacket “Property of MILMC” and fasten the life jacket on the bar at either of the two kiosks located at the Riverbend Access Area or Neck Road Access Area.

Join a Committee

If you want to support the Marine Commission’s mission “to preserve and protect water quality, property and wildlife, and to promote public safety on Mountain Island Lake” you can volunteer on one of our committees. Contact the chairman to volunteer or get more information.