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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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Traditional Arts Gathering on the Yellow Dog River

The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve’s Nature School has been awarded a $4000.00 grant from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) to host a three-day Traditional Arts Gathering along the Yellow Dog River west of County Rd 510 on May 23, 24, and 25.  This grant was one of 561 applications …

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Volunteer Land Monitoring Training Scheduled

The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve invites those who love the outdoors to join us for the unveiling of a new land monitoring program on June 2 in Marquette. The event aims to inform participants on how to help be caretakers of YDWP’s protected properties. In all, the organization owns and protects 1,340 acres in northern …

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