Category: Rogue River

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Rogue River TU project set to kick off

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.

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The Rogue River is a TU Home River

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...

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Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative

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...

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SWMTU launches ambitious temperature monitoring study – volunteers needed

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...