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YDWP Receives Spring Grants

Recently the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve has been generously awarded grants from the Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition (UPEC) and the Indigenous Environmental Network (IEN). The $700 grant from UPEC will be used to support a K-12 environmental education project. UPEC received a record breaking number and quality of applications this year since the program began. …

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Gift Memberships Available!

Happy Holidays from YDWP! Let us make your festivities even merrier by offering great ideas for gift giving. During the holidays, we are offering a gift membership, so think of someone who shares your love of the outdoors and sign them up! Click on the button below to pick up a gift membership.

Humboldt Mill Application Decision

Humboldt Mill Environmental Permits Proposed for Approval The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) today announced its decision proposing permit approvals that would enable Kennecott to refurbish and then use the Humboldt Mill. The MDEQ has proposed approvals for three permits required under state law for operating the Humboldt Mill.  The MDEQ will hold a …

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Ruling on jurisdiction not in favor of petitioners

The National Wildlife Federation, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, Huron Mountain Club, and Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve have pointed out that the DNR’s land lease decision violated the common law public trust doctrine. The plaintiffs asked that Judge Paula Manderfield should consider that re-opening a previous decion. In March, Manderfield dismissed the opponents’ appeal of the DNR’s lease decision. In …

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Welcome

The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve is an environmental organization comprised of grassroots individuals who take environmental ethics to heart. We focus on informing the public about the watershed, conducting sound science, and protecting the resources from threats like sulfide mining. There are many pressures on the rivers and forests and we strive to balance the …

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