Online seminar: Trout habitat projects from Michigan Trout Unlimited and Michigan DNR

SWMTU is honored to host a collection of leaders in trout ecology for this online seminar.

Our guests include …

Kristin Thomas, Aquatic Ecologist, Michigan Trout Unlimited
Brian Gunderman, Southern Lake Michigan Unit Manager, Michigan DNR
Jay Wesley, Lake Michigan Basin Coordinator, Michigan DNR
Mark Tonello, Fisheries Biologist, Michigan DNR

Our speakers cover several topics with presentations and then we open the floor to a panel discussion in which they answer your questions. Here are the topics they cover:

  • How Trout Unlimited picks projects around the state, with specifics about projects on the upper Manistee River, Hunt Creek, and Grayling Fish Hatchery. You can see the presentation here, and follow the link to the River Stewards Program
  • Lake Michigan steelhead returns
  • Grand Rapids River for All program
  • Habitat projects in SW Michigan trout streams including dam removals on the Pucker Street Dam on the Dowagiac River, Milham Dam on Portage Creek, Patterson Park Dam, 118th St Dam

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