Introduction -- Lake Michigan. A physical description -- Lake uses in need of comprehensive management -- The need for comprehensive management -- Aspects of comprehensive resource management: policy -- Aspects of comprehensive resource management: planning -- Aspects of comprehensive resource management: implementation and regulation -- Aspects of comprehensive resource management: review -- Summary and conclusions -- Appendices -- Notes -- Bibliography. "Identified in this report are ten major human uses of Lake Michigan in need of more comprehensive public management, and the federal government's role in the comprehensive management of these resource uses is described. Basic federal activities in the areas of policy, planning, implementation and regulation, and review are described as they relate to the nation's water resources, in general, and to Lake Michigan, in particular. Trends in the development of the federal role in each of these areas are described."--p.iii.