Category: Coldwater River

DEQ issues violations for Barry Co. river damage
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DEQ issues violations for Barry Co. river damage

FREEPORT, Mich. (WOOD) – Several state agencies are stepping in to investigate after a contractor removed trees along and dredged the Coldwater River in Barry County. People who live along and fish in the river contacted 24 Hour News 8 about the project that affects 14 miles of the river, which started as a clean-up...

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Dolan electrofishing opportunity

Want to know where the trout hang out along the Dolan property? Find out when you volunteer to help out with the annual electrofishing study in the Coldwater River. It will happen on Wednesday, July 18th, with the 24th as a backup. Seven or more volunteers will be needed for both a morning and evening...

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Dolan project update

Many reaches of the Coldwater River contain high-quality aquatic habitat and healthy fish populations.  Thirty-two species of fish, including three species of trout, are known to inhabit the river. Deep pools, clean riffles and large woody debris are prevalent. The stream is very productive and the macroinvertebrate community is excellent. However, the reach of river...