Since 1968

Preserving and protecting northern Michigan’s waterways, wildlife, and forests for future generations

Our Programs

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River Restoration

River Care

Connecting interest groups, landowners, developers, and government agencies to maintain clean water, healthy watersheds, and economic value of northern Michigan streams

Tree Planting

Wild Roots

Reforestation initiative that improves the health and resilience of northern Michigan’s watersheds and natural habitats

Forest
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Need Advice?

Consulting

If your own property or riverfront that you would like advice on how to manage, feel free to contact us.  Our project managers can come to your site and consult on the best way to handle eroding stream banks, what plants to add to improve wildlife, and more!

River Map

Explore our work at your favorite river or watershed

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Support Our Work

Our partners and supporters, like you, are what really make a difference. Your support of our organization and projects are what make the biggest impact. We appreciate your investment. Together, we do great work

Thank You to Our Partners

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