Rabbit River Watershed Steering Meeting for April

The Rabbit River Watershed Steering Committee Meeting was held on April 12th at the Salem Township Hall. Focus of the meeting was to discuss future funding, increasing community involvement, and progress on currently funded activity. For future funding the Rabbit River Watershed Project is focused on two grant proposals. The grant proposals include a grant […]

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Dredging in Michigan 2013

Emergency Dredging Governor Snyder approved $21 Million for 58 dredging projects at public recreational boating facilities in Michigan. Kalamazoo Lake in Saugatuck is one of the additional locations added to the list. The “emergency dredging” is needed to allow boats access to Michigan harbors. The need is suggested to revolve around falling lake levels in […]

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Successful Meeting on Farm Bill Programs, Tillage, and Cover Crops

Farmers and resource managers met at the Salem Township Hall on February 12th to discuss farming practices and programs. A variety of speakers were present to share information and discuss Farm Bill cost-share programs, Michigan Agricultural Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP), Farm Service Agency programs, Cover Crops, Soil Organic Matter, Managing Crop Residue, and the future […]

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