Celebrate the Coldwater River

The following was supplied by Paul Eberhart, board member of SWMTU and the Coldwater River Watershed Council …

The Coldwater River Watershed Council and water resource partners invite the public to celebrate our wonderful trout stream.  Help the volunteers who monitor its condition and delight in the plants and animals that it supports.

May 3rd, 2008  9am-5pm Freeport MI

Lunch will be provided for Garlic mustard, river clean-up, rain garden installation and Tyler Creek restoration volunteers at 1 pm at the Freeport Community Center.

Morning events start at 9 sharp!

Donations will be accepted from attending public to help with food and building costs.

Come see what your river does for the community and the surrounding watershed!

Activities:

Garlic Mustard Removal (Dolan Natural Area)  Baker Rd  9am

Tyler Creek Stream Restoration (100th Street Bridge) 9am

Riverbank cleanup  (M43 to Baker Rd)  9am at community center

Raingarden Installation: Coldwater Park  (Morse Lake Rd and 100th)

Demonstrations: 1pm-5pm Fly Tying

Flycasting Instruction and Casting Games

Volunteer Monitoring Demos

Participants:

Coldwater River Watershed Council

Michigan Nature Association

Schrems West Michigan Trout Unlimited

Sycamore Valley Angling Partners

Grand River Fly Tyers

Barry County Conservation District
Make Reservations online at hbwt@voyager.net or sign registration sheets at the Shamrock Tavern or the Freeport Family Restaurant.

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