yellow dog plains

Fall 2014 volunteer stream monitoring program

A Yellow Dog Volunteer Shares Her Experience

Xavier Donajkowski is a 2014 volunteer leader for the Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve, and an active member of Northern Michigan University’s Student Leader Fellowship Program. She participated in YDWP’s Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program, the Cooperative Lake Monitoring Program and the annual Kirtland’s Warbler Singing Male Survey on the Yellow Dog Plains.

Lundin Lease Op-Ed: Here We Go Again

By Gene Champagne Concerned Citizens of Big Bay Eagle Mine LCC, a subsidiary of Lundin Mining of Toronto and Sweden, has recently applied for a mineral lease on 40 acres of state owned property (in other words OUR property) that lie a short distance southeast of the current Eagle Mine site.

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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Kirtland’s Warbler Survey

We are looking for volunteers to join Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve and friends for the annual Kirtland’s Warbler Singing Male Survey on the Yellow Dog Plains this June 2014. The Kirtland’s Warbler is a small songbird with a gray body and a yellow chest. It was designated an endangered species in 1967 and was close …

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