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Pursuant to receipt of authorization from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DPD No. 87-GA8562, dated 3 Apr 87) for a Phase I archaeological assessment of two properties in Kalamazoo and Berrien Counties, Michigan, archaeologists from the Department of Anthropology, Western Michigan Univ.ersity began a literature, documents, and site files search and prepared to conduct on-site evalaution of the.project areas in order to determine if proposed construction of recreational facilities would have an adverse impact on potentially significant archaeological resources. There follows a report of fieldwork undertaken at the Eagle Lake Public Access in Texas Township, Kalamazoo County on 9 Apr 87 and at the Buchanan Public Access in Buchanan Township, Berrien County on 22 Apr 87, together with appropriate background information and the recommendations derived from our program of research.