Tag: Michigan

Michigan Arctic grayling reintroduction supported by grant

Michigan’s historic effort to reintroduce Arctic grayling to the state's waters will be supported by a grant of $11,000 from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation to the Michigan DNR's Fisheries Division.

Michigan’s historic effort to reintroduce Arctic grayling to the state’s waters will be supported by a grant of $11,000 from the Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation to the Michigan DNR’s Fisheries Division. Arctic grayling thrived in northern Michigan’s cold-water streams until the onset of the 20th century. Fishermen and wildlife enthusiasts visited destinations such as […]

Grants to support Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and Michigan Technological University have received a Consumers Energy Foundation grant of $117,175 to support efforts to bring back the extirpated Arctic grayling to Michigan waters.

Consumers Energy Foundation awards grant to support Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians and Michigan Technological University have received a Consumers Energy Foundation grant of $117,175 to support efforts to bring back the extirpated Arctic grayling to Michigan waters. The Consumers Energy Foundation grant […]

Lyons Dam removal on Grand River (MI) now complete

Heavy machinery removing Lyons DamLyons Dam in Ionia County, Michigan, a high-hazard structure located on the Grand River, was completely removed this summer, restoring natural river functions and allowing unimpeded fish movement. Lyons Dam, owned by the village of Lyons, was an 8-foot-high, concrete-covered, rock-crib structure. The dam was in a deteriorated state, which earlier […]