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.
Category: Rogue River
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/
SWMTU raised $315,000 from major local donors that include the Wege Foundation, Frey Foundation, Wolverine Worldwide Foundation, along with individual and chapter donations. The money will pay for staff and to set up the local Home River office for the Rogue River.
In July of 2010, Michigan’s Rogue River was designated as the most recent Home River program. TU initiated this program based on the premise that everything in a watershed is related and connected, and that watershed restoration requires far more than site-specific treatments.
By David Smith Since 1994, Trout Unlimited has conducted a series of impressive, large-scale watershed projects under its flagship program, the Home Rivers Initiative. In July of 2010, Michigan’s Rogue River was designated as the most recent Home River program. TU initiated this program based on the premise that everything in a watershed is related...
What is a Home Rivers Initiative? Well, it is a collaborative multi-year major watershed restoration effort. What does that mean? It means that Trout Unlimited National, (the folks you send your $35 to every year) plan to hire a full time project manager/coordinator to indentify, prioritize, and implement restoration efforts on our Rogue River for...
In 2009 and 2010, SWMTU will conduct a temperature monitoring program on several area trout and salmon rivers in West Michigan. On SATURDAY, MAY 2 we will be installing temperature logging equipment in the Rogue River and Tyler Creek in Kent County, the Pigeon River in Ottawa County, and Prairie Creek in Ionia County. Volunteers...