Preserving the Yellow Dog Watershed
in its most natural state for the use of the public,
now, and for the benefit of future generations.

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Public Hearing on the New Draft Groundwater Discharge Permit at Eagle

24 Mar , 2014  

Lundin Eagle Mine on the Yellow Dog Plains

Eagle Mine is required to revise their permits every five years which are intended to regulate potential sources of pollution. YDWP has found the new draft to be inadequate for those purposes. We encourage the public to ask questions and get involved. More…

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Greetings from the Yellow Dog Watercolor Painting Exhibit

6 Mar , 2014  


A local author, artist and activist, Kathleen Heideman-Rydholm, is displaying watercolor paintings of the Yellow Dog Plains during the month of March 2014. The exhibit will be held at the Ore Dock Brewing Company on 114 Spring Street in Marquette, Michigan 49855. More…

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A Backcountry Ski Adventure near the Yellow Dog River

3 Feb , 2014  

Yellow Dog Backcountry ski adventure 2013

In Big Bay, MI, Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve is getting ready to hold our annual backcountry ski adventure fundraiser in the area near the beautiful Yellow Dog River. Please join us on a guided ski tour on Saturday February 22, 2014 near Big Bay. Donations accepted and encouraged. More…

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Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve Photo Contest

24 Oct , 2013  


Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve is having a photo contest! The winning photo will be the cover of the next Yellow Dog Howl, our bi-annual newsletter which is distributed to our membership. More…

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Evening of Entertainment & the Annual Meeting

19 Oct , 2013  



Save the Date! Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve will be holding our annual meeting at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette on November 13, 2013. The annual general meeting will take place at 7 – 7:30 pm with events to follow into the evening. With a raffle including seriously awesome donated Patagonia goods, a silent auction, beautiful local art, great local musicians, and a photo contest, it is going to be a fun-packed evening! More…

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Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund and Town Hall Meetings

21 Aug , 2013  

Lady Slippers near Eagle Rock

The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund was created to ensure Michiganders would always have the ability to preserve, protect and enjoy our forests, beaches, lakes and streams. The NRTF was established exclusively for acquisition and development of public land, and funding was derived from royalties on the sale and lease of state-owned mineral rights. When the NRTF was voted into the Michigan Constitution in 1984 it was to be used for conservation, resource protection, public outdoor recreation and to develop outdoor recreation More…

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