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October 16, 2021 Planting Trees for Restoration and YDWP’s 26th Annual Meeting

The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve will again be hosting two back to back events this fall. On Saturday, October 16th in conjunction with the Fred Waara chapter of Trout Unlimited, Partners for Watershed Restoration, and the Brook Trout Subcommittee, we will head back to Lost Creek, a major feeder stream of the Yellow Dog River, …

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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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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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The Healing and Rejuvenating Power of Nature and the Spring 2020 Essay Contest

“I’m gonna run away to that tree!”  This is my four-year-old grandson’s threat whenever things aren’t quite going his way. He reminds me of myself at that age. I would run away to the apple orchard and hide. As I got older, I went farther, to the little woods and creek at the back of …

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