Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve and partner organizations will share the successes and challenges in combating invasive species. Please join us in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshops 3 and 4 (in the basement of the Peter White Public Library) to hear news from the front lines of conservation in the central Upper Peninsula. Free and open to the public. Call (906) 345-9223 to reach Yellow Dog office for more information.
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In July 2013, Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve staff began guiding volunteers and field crews from partner organizations in to the McCormick Wilderness Area, a part of the Ottawa National Forest. This area is a 17,000 acre tract of rugged, rocky and hard-to-reach federal wilderness which straddles the Lake Superior and Lake Michigan watersheds. The YDWP received a grant from the National Forest Foundation to remove Eurpean Swamp Thistle and replant with native seed purchased from the Ottawa National Forest in wetlands and along trails as a part of the McCormick Wilderness Wetland Restoration project. More…
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