As a conservation organization, Huron Pines recognizes the recreational benefits provided by Cornwall Creek Flooding and also the risks associated with Cornwall Dam. We believe the State of Michigan should allocate funding to rehabilitate the dam and preserve this unique recreational asset. … More A Statement From Huron Pines on Cornwall Dam
A concrete and steel dam that impounded the West Branch Tittabawassee River for 7 decades is gone, restoring the natural flow of water downstream and movement of fish and other river life to important habitat upstream. … More Dam Removal Restores West Branch Tittabawassee River
The Pigeon River is now flowing freely for the first time in more than a century after removal of the Song of the Morning Dam! Because of the incredible teamwork and collaboration of so many partners and project funders, fish like brook trout, brown trout and steelhead can now reach upstream habitat previously blocked by … More VIDEO: THE PIGEON RIVER MADE WHOLE
Today, a group of partners gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the Song of the Morning Dam Removal. The excitement and energy was palpable as attendees looked on in awe of the Pigeon River, flowing freely for the first time in more than a century. Construction began this week and already you can see from downstream to upstream … More SONG OF THE MORNING DAM IS GONE!
We are thrilled to report that because of recent generous support from partners and citizens like you, we’ve met our fundraising goal to move forward with the Song of the Morning Dam Removal this fall! We are thankful for each dollar contributed by individual donors and from dynamic groups like the Pigeon River Country Association, … More RECONNECTING THE PIGEON RIVER, TOGETHER!