Land Preservation

Regeneration by Maggie Scannell

A Day in the Yellow Dog Watershed: 25th Annual Meeting and Lost Creek Tree Planting, October 17, 2020

The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve will be hosting two events on Saturday October 17th.   First, in conjunction with the Brook Trout Subcommittee (A subcommittee of Partners for Watershed Restoration) YDWP and BTS  members will spearhead the planting of 500 seedlings along the shores of Lost Creek, a major feeder stream to the Yellow Dog River.  …

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New Invasive in the Watershed

For many years, crews have been battling invasive plant species within the Yellow Dog Watershed including its headwaters in the McCormick Wilderness Area. Mostly, the fight has been with European swamp thistle, which spreads its tiny seeds on the wind, water, and feet. Recently, however, we discovered a new foe along the river: garlic mustard. …

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Community Effort at Gateway to the McCormick

YDWP purchased the 40-acre Gateway to the McCormick property in 2011. This protected space ensures access to and parking for the Wilderness Area, preserves source water, and provides additional wildlife habitat. In summer 2019, YDWP received a grant from the Community Foundation of Marquette County to improve access to the north entrance of the Wilderness …

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