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All News Archives for June 2014
Boardman River Dams & Restoration Project Named to National List of Fish Conservation Projects
By Chuck Lombardo,CML Marketing Communications, clombardo@cmlmc.com, (231) 922-6782      

2014 “Waters to Watch” Provide Eye to the Future of Fish Conservation

Traverse City, MI  – The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) has included the Boardman River Dams & Restoration Project (BRDRP) on its 2014 list of rivers, streams, estuaries, lakes and watershed systems that will benefit from strategic conservation efforts to protect, restore or enhance their current condition.  The BRDRP is one of only ten projects across the nation named to the 2014 list.

DNR Offers Tips for Residents Encountering Snakes
By Hannah Schauer and Tom Goniea, Michigan DNR

This time of year, as snakes are out and about in the great outdoors, the Department of Natural Resources gets many questions about Michigan's snakes. Michigan is home to 17 different species of snakes, 16 of which are completely harmless to humans.

River Careā„¢ Kids Clean Up at Tippy Dam

Traverse City, MI - Over 75 elementary school children hit the trails and stream banks to clean up trash along the heavily used fishing access at Tippy Dam on the Manistee River on June 9. This was the thirteenth consecutive year for the event that is part of Kaleva Norman Dickson Elementary School’s Earth Day activities and is coordinated by the Conservation Resource Alliance (CRA) and supported by the Consumers Energy Foundation and the Michigan Fly Fishing Club.

Tamarack Trout Farm Restoration Project

Since the 1960s, Brozofsky Creek, a tributary to Big Platte Lake in the Platte River Watershed, has been mired without a channel among stagnant ponds and filled wetlands at an obsolete trout farm. This summer, the water began to find its way again.

The Buzz about Pollinators

We hope you’ve spotted a monarch this summer! There has been a lot of buzz on the plight of pollinators. Read more about what you can do to promote their habitat at home.

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