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A Healthy Torch Lake for All
P.O. Box 706 Bellaire, MI 49615 or
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Torch Lake Protection Alliance (TLPA) was established in 1994 to provide a unifying voice for people who regard the preservation of Torch Lake as a top priority, enabling current and future generations to enjoy the responsible use of this geological jewel.  Please click on the ABOUT US tab in the menu for more information about our mission.

Login How-To

If you are a member of TLPA please log-in to the website using the Member Login link in the black box just above the menu list on the left hand side of this web page.  If you are viewing the website using a Mobile Device (cell phone or tablet) the menu options should be shown in a black bar along the bottom of the page.  Click on the key symbol labeled Login.  

By logging in you will have access to all of the functions on our site, such as renewing a membership, paying by credit card and content just for members.  Always login for the best experience on the site. 

If you do not know your user name or password once you are on the Login page, there is a link below the Login "Forgot My Username/Password"  Click on this link to have your information sent to your email.  If you still have trouble with logging in try the Click here  button on the login screen for assistance or call the number shown below. 

Please use the following phone number to get assistance with logging in or retrieving your user name and password.  1-866-457-2582 inside the US.



Keep Torch Blue Campaign

Have you seen the signs sprouting up this spring around the lake reminding everyone not to use fertilizer?  Does fertilizer cause GBA? We don’t know. What we do know is that it fills the lake with nutrients it doesn’t need. If you would like to have a sign in your yard, please contact Bruce Hulteen at or Barb Carton at We will put the sign in and pick it up in the fall. There is no cost to you. Help us spread the word about dangerous chemicals.

Summer 2020 Newsletter is Out

The newsletter can be read by clicking the link below.  Previous issues of the newsletter can be found at  About Us-Documents-Newsletters.  Newsletters are the third item in the list of Document Types.

Summer 2020 Newsletter

For Extended information on this edition of the Newsletter, please visit the NEWS section of the website.  The NEWS link is on the left side on this page in the main menu.

Septic System Maintenance Key to Torch Lake Health

Please visit the NEWS section of our website for important information about septic systems and how they impact the lake.  The link to NEWS is in the left margin on this page.