The recent cleanup on Buck Creek resulted in nearly a half ton of garbage being removed from the stream through Wyoming and Grandville.
Category: Buck Creek
The overall goal is to update existing watershed management plans to help local communities ensure healthy river ecosystems with clean water for all desired uses.
SWMTU is involved in a project on Buck Creek to monitor the creek to help determine management plans as a trout stream. MLive has a good summary of the project, and you can read it here. We posted about the project in length back in October 2017, and you can read the full report.
Is Buck Creek meeting its coldwater fishery designation? That was one of the main goals in this report prepared by SWMTU, Streamside Ecological Services, and Timmermans Environmental Services.
This clean up is just one part of a multi-step process in assessing, improving and conserving Buck Creek.
Buck Creek Clean Up August 13th Schrems TU in conjunction with local municipalities has been awarded a $25,000 grant to assess the water quality in the Buck Creek watershed over the next two years. Currently Buck Creek is a coldwater resource, but highly threatened because of its urban nature. It is very rare to find...
Recently Schrems TU has been awarded a $25,000 grant to assess the water quality in the Buck Creek watershed over the next two years. Currently Buck Creek is a coldwater resource, but highly threatened because of its urban nature. It is very rare to find coldwater in this type of setting, which is why Schrems...
There are some areas of Buck Creek that are over-run with garbage in the water and along the banks. If interested in participating, please contact Pete at 517-420-4003.
Our Schrems River Keeper program kicked-off for 2010 on May 8th. Volunteers (l-r) George Buursma, Josh Zuiderveen, Jim Flamming (‘Chief River Keeper’), Gary Winlow, Ryan Burke and Rich Brand gathered monitoring data from the six devises that remained in the Rogue River system through the winter. Also, new ‘loggers’ (monitoring device) were installed in: Barkley Creek, Shaw Creek and...