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Record Eagle 11/25/18
Petoskey News-Review 11/19/18
Manistee New Advocate 8/12/18
Cadillac News 5/9/18

Maple River Project Focuses on Lake Kathleen Dam and Woodland Road Crossing

The systematic attack on the worst road crossings and man-made barriers on the Maple River in Emmet county continues. Team Elmer's has been on site since mid summer and it is clear that the dream of opening up the Maple River is coming true...More 

Farewell Sabin Dam

The removal of Sabin Dam on the Boardman River is in full swing. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are again coordinating this phase of The Boardman: A River Reborn. This is the third dam to be removed as part of this landmark project.

In 1968, CRA was established with one goal - to preserve and protect northern Michigan’s waterways, wildlife, and forests for future generations.

CRA is a private, not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. We restore and protect over 700 miles of rivers, 5,000 miles of tributaries & diverse forests throughout 4 million acres in Northwest Lower Michigan.

Where Are Your HomeWaters?

CRA wants to know more about which rivers you call your HomeWaters. We love to send the latest news to the people who care most. Let us know which rivers you’re most interested in ... More


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