Author: Nichol De Mol (Nichol De Mol)

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Rogue River project awarded DEQ grant

The Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative Project was just awarded $66,000 through the Michigan DEQ Nonpoint Source Program to educate planning commissions on the placement and proper use of storm water practices in the Rogue River Watershed. The project will begin in the fall of 2012. This is just one part of $3 million in...

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Upcoming Rogue River Watershed Events

We have a lot of upcoming watershed events going on in the Rogue River Watershed so mark your calendars! If you would like to attend these events please contact me at [email protected].org or 231-557-6362. Stormwater Runoff Citizen Workshop Purpose: This workshop will provide the public with an understanding of stormwater runoff and things you can...

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Fall Rogue River Stream Insect Sampling Event

Do you want to know what the water quality of the Rogue River and its streams are? Then come and join us in collecting stream insects. Stream insects are a good measure of water quality since many are pollutant sensitive and can be rapidly identified.  Volunteers will be assigned a monitoring group and will work...

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Rogue River Cleanup

Please join us in cleaning up the Rogue River! We will be cleaning up approximately 3 miles of the Rogue River downstream from the Rockford Dam. Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011 Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Where: Richardson Sowerby Park, Rockford This park is along the Rogue River just downstream from the Rockford Dam...

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Insect Monitoring This Weekend

Do you want to know what the water quality of the Rogue River and its streams are? Then come and join us in collecting stream insects. Stream insects are a good measure of water quality since many are pollutant sensitive and can be rapidly identified.  Volunteers will be assigned a monitoring group and will work...

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Rogue River Clean-Up Event

When your walking along the Rogue River the last thing you want to see are wads of old fishing line, candy bar wrappers, and plastic shopping bags.  Come out and help us clean up this litter along 3 miles of the Rogue River just downstream from the Rockford Dam: Date: Saturday, April 23, 2011 Time:...

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Looking for something to do in March?

Training for Watershed Monitors Purpose: Training volunteers to collect temperature and flow data in the Rogue River Watershed. Date: Saturday, March 26, 2011 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Where: Rockford Community Cabin, 220 N Monroe St NE, Rockford RSVP: Nichol De Mol, [email protected], 231-557-6362 In partnership with the Michigan River Keepers Program.

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Upcoming Workshops & Insect Sampling in the Rogue River

After the holidays the winter months seem to drag on!  Why not break up the winter boredom and attend some upcoming workshops and help with insect sampling.  These events are being held as part of the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative Project in partnership with the Michigan Trout Unlimited River Keepers Program. Training for Watershed...