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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January 2015

The Battle of Invasive vs Native Plants in the U.P.

January 29, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Marquette Arts and Culture Center,
217 North Front Street
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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The Battle of Invasive vs Native Plants in the U.P.

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. Presentations to includeYellow Dog Watershed Preserve - Eradication of European Swamp…

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September 2015

2015 Fall Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program

September 29, 2015 @ 8:00 am - October 17, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve,
308 Bensinger
Big Bay, 49808 United States
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The time is here again to head to the woods and water to sample for macroinvertebrates.  Our Program is set to begin on September 29th and will run until all 18 sites are complete.  Have an interest in learning about stream ecology and bug identification?  Then this program is for you!  With crews going out most days, there may be a perfect time you to join!  Have a day that works for you?  Email us at   for more information…

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December 2015

20th Annual Meeting

December 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thunder Bay Inn,
400 Bensinger St
Big Bay, MI 49808 United States
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February 2016

Yellow Dog River Community Forest Fundraiser

February 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ore Dock Brewing Company,
114 Spring Street
Marquette, MI 49855 United States
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Help us permanently protect the waterfalls and forests along the Yellow Dog River Join us on February 13, 2016 at the Ore Dock Brewing Company from 5pm to 8pm for great music, food, and a great cause. Now is the time to work as a community to purchase this property and establish a Community Forest. In doing so, these natural resources will forever be protected and open to the public. Visit our website for more information about the Community Forest.…

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March 2016

March Community Forest Concert

March 26, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Michigan G-Men of Ann Arbor will be performing for YDWP on March 26, 2016 in support of the Yellow Dog River Community Forest project. The all male group performs a cappella and is nationally renowned for their unique talents. The G-Men have competed in ICCA Finals in New York City's Town Hall, toured extensively across the US, and performed privately for President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Check out their sound by visiting their website: The…

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December 2016

Community Forest Planning Session Two

December 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Peter White Public Library,
217 N. Front St.
Marquette, 49855 United States
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The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve has scheduled the final Community Forest Planning Session for December 6th, 2016 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. This planning session will focus on developing a roadmap for achieving the community’s desired goals as well as designing methods for keeping the newly created Yellow Dog River Community Forest protected on a long term basis. The Community Forest model aims to incorporate the maximum amount of public input…

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