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.
This research is being done to see how Grayling may do when introduced into an environment with other predator fish in Michigan streams.
The Ruffed Grouse Society and Schrems Trout Unlimited are teaming up once again to co-sponsor the annual Cast & Blast. This will be the seventh year of this annual event which is not only a “blast” but a great vehicle to raise funds for both organizations youth educational programs
Our friends at LGROW.org created an interactive map to help you identify watersheds in the Lower Grand River.
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.
In the Winter issue of Trout Magazine, author Dave Karczynski featured three coldwater projects that could face elimination if the presidential budget cuts funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. One of those projects is the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative headed by our own Nichol DeMol.
Help keep raw sewage out of ground and drinking water by supporting the Barry-Eaton District Health Department.
Please take action before November 16 to help protect this valuable Manistee River trout fishery from off-road vehicles.
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.
Great turnout at the State of the Trout! Click through for a photo gallery of the evening.