The SWMTU board of directors would like your input on the newly released schematic design of the rapids restoration project in the Grand River. The Grand River does not classify as a cold water watershed, however many cold water streams feed the Grand River, and SWMTU plays an important role in restoring, protecting, conserving and [...]
The Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative needs volunteers for a Rogue Stream Insect Monitoring Event on October 5. Please come out and help if you can!
Date: 9/7/13 Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm Please join us in cleaning up the Rogue River! Volunteers will canoe, kayak, or walk along riverbanks above and below the dam cleaning up the river. A free lunch will be provided for all volunteers. The Kent Conservation District will screen drinking water well samples during lunch for nitrates. [...]
If you follow the groundwater withdrawal issue in Michigan, there were a few articles written recently that are worth your time. Great Lakes Echo — “Michigan’s groundwater tool: Oversold, overhyped and in question” Mlive — “Destroying Michigan’s trout stream for China is considered ‘progress’” Bridge Magazine — “Canadian firm plans fracking campaign that could require [...]
Join Wolverine and Rockford Footwear Depot for a day of cleaning up the Rogue River on Saturday, June 8 at 9:00am! Following the clean up all volunteers are welcome to come for lunch, live music, and fishing/conservation demos. The day of the cleanup, volunteers will be assigned to a team with a project leader and [...]