Water Quality

Online Petition Created in Opposition to the Eagle Mine LLC Minerals Lease Application

We have until December 1st, 2014 to comment on the new proposed metallic minerals lease submitted by Eagle Mine LLC for state-owned minerals beneath a 40-acre parcel next to the Yellow Dog River. We urge the DNR to oppose this application due to the high risk for damage to the environment, human health, and habitat …

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Spring 2014 Volunteer Stream Monitor Training

Spring time is upon us at the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve, and we are getting ready for stream monitoring on the Salmon Trout and Yellow Dog Rivers through the Michigan Clean Water Corps program (MiCorps).

Cooperative Lakes Monitoring

The Cooperative Lakes Monitoring Program is a state-wide program created to assist the DEQ in water quality data collection for the in-land lakes in Michigan. It is a component of the Michigan Clean Water Corps and started in an early form in 1974. The data is collected by volunteers and submitted to the DEQ for water …

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Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve to Receive Funding from Healing Our Waters

Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve has been notified of a recent grant award from the Healing Our Waters Coalition healthylakes.org to support the preserve’s efforts to restore an eroding stream bank in the Yellow Dog River. The grant amount is $15,000 to plan, secure permits, collaborate with partners, monitor the site, and seek restoration funding to reduce …

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