An improved road/stream crossing in Roscommon County is the result of an entirely locally-funded push to restore vital fish habitat on a major inlet of Michigan’s 11th-largest inland lake. … More With Local Funding, Huron Pines Restores Largest Inlet of Higgins Lake
Gilchrist Creek is flowing freely once again since conservation nonprofit Huron Pines replaced two undersized crossing structures at Carter Road and Greasy Creek Road, reconnecting more than 40 miles of coldwater trout habitat and fixing long term issues with road maintenance. … More 40 Miles of Trout Stream Reconnected on Gilchrist Creek
Huron Pines is breaking ground this month on a new bridge where Ford Lake Road crosses the Pigeon River at a popular campground east of Vanderbilt. The road will remain closed while a set of culverts are removed and replaced with a timber bridge to correct issues with erosion, fish passage and road safety. Pigeon River State Forest Campground will stay open and accessible from the east during construction. … More Bridge Construction to Begin at Pigeon River Campground
A watershed is all the land and water that drains to a single outlet. For example, the Thunder Bay River Watershed is everything that empties into Thunder Bay, and the Lake Huron Watershed includes all the parts of Michigan and Ontario that drain into Lake Huron. To restore a river, we first need to know where the issues lie. … More What Is a Road/Stream Crossing Inventory?