A group of students in home school programs in the Rogue River watershed have been connecting with Trout Unlimited in recent months by helping out the Home Rivers Initiative.
Category: Rogue River
One of the largest projects involving SWMTU is underway this summer with tree plantings along the Rogue River. Coming up is removal of concrete from the old Childsdale Dam.
Nichole Stout and Jeff Edwards got a chance to represent the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative and SWMTU on WZZM TV's "Aaron's Adventure: trout fishing on the Rogue River."
You are part of the Rogue River watershed community! The Rogue River is an extremely important coldwater resource in southern Michigan. In angling trips alone the Rogue River brings in $485,000 per year to the local communities. We need YOUR input to help guide activities to protect and restore this valuable resource. The Rogue River...
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...
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.
I recently gave a presentation to the East Rockford Middle School Earth Keepers Program. They have been learning about stormwater in their group. Here is an article in the Rockford Independent that talks about rain barrels and a little about the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative project http://www.rockfordindependent.com/main.asp?SectionID=11&SubSectionID=47&ArticleID=3473&TM=56409.27.
Information on the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative project has now been posted on the Trout Unlimited website. Check it out at http://www.tu.org/conservation/watershed-restoration-home-rivers-initiative/rogue-river.
I have been asked by the Rogue River Watershed Council to present information about the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative project at their Annual Meeting. The meeting is open to the public and will be held on December 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the Rockford Community Cabin.
The Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative Project is featured in the Rockford Squire this week. Take a look… http://rockfordsquire.com/2010/11/04/rogue-chosen-among-nation-for-restoration/