Category: Home River

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Rogue River clean up

Date: 9/7/13 Time: 9:30am – 12:30pm Please join us in cleaning up the Rogue River! Volunteers will canoe, kayak, or walk along riverbanks above and below the dam cleaning up the river. A free lunch will be provided for all volunteers. The Kent Conservation District will screen drinking water well samples during lunch for nitrates....

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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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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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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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TU’s Home River project hits home

Thanks to Howard Meyerson of the GR Press for coming out to our Rogue River Celebration with Kevin Feenstra a couple weeks back. He wrote an outstanding article about the event. Check it out and pass it along to those who might be interested.