West Michigan Underwater Preserve http://michiganradio.org en West Michigan Underwater Preserve becomes official http://michiganradio.org/post/west-michigan-underwater-preserve-becomes-official <p>MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - A number of Lake Michigan shipwrecks are now being officially protected and promoted as Michigan's 13th underwater preserve.<br><br> The Muskegon Chronicle reports the <a href="http://www.wmup.org/home">West Michigan Underwater Preserve</a> recently became official with the filing of paperwork with the state.<br><br> The new preserve covers about 345 square miles and features 13 identified shipwrecks and three other diving structures.<br> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 17:30:01 +0000 The Associated Press 9204 at http://michiganradio.org West Michigan Underwater Preserve becomes official