New Project for the Ottaway’s North Branch

New Project for the Ottaway’s North Branch

The next improvement for the Ottaway (Boardman) River marks a transition in the watershed’s restoration. Located upstream from the Brown Bridge Quiet Area, an updated crossing at Broomhead Road will free access to critical, diverse habitats not seen lower in the...
Big Plans for the Jordan

Big Plans for the Jordan

We have exciting news for the Jordan River. With help from the Charlevoix Community Foundation, Great Lakes Fishery Trust, Antrim and Charlevoix County Road Commissions, the Oleson Foundation, Antrim County, and CRA’s members including River Care supporters, we are...
A Watershed Moment

A Watershed Moment

We are in the midst of a watershed moment. In a world where we are all connected, no matter how distant we may be – the effects of each of our actions can be felt downstream. For many, the outdoors has provided places of respite and safety throughout the...
Mark C’s Trees Reforest the Maple

Mark C’s Trees Reforest the Maple

After owning and operating his business for more than 30 years, Mark Contrucci was preparing for retirement when he came across an article about Wild Roots. With several hundred native tree species left in his inventory, he felt inspired. Contrucci is a Master...
We’re Building Stronger Roots

We’re Building Stronger Roots

Even as the world faces a global health crisis, one thing is for certain – Michiganders care about saving Mother Earth. This dedication was on full display at CRA’s Wild Roots seedling distribution, where approximately 50 participants helped to plant more than 20,000...