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Sierra Club Water Sentinels

Water Sentinels in Michigan


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Michigan Water Sentinels
109 E. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48906
Contact: Rita Jack, 517-484-2372
What We Do: Recruit & train volunteers to monitor stream quality; develop water policy; outreach to hunters, anglers, and youth on clean water; assist public with water-related issues. Compel state, federal agencies to enforce the law, protect pristine waters, and clean up contaminated sites. Find out more.

Michigan CAFO Water Sentinels
109 E. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48906
Contact: Lynn Henning, 517-605-7740
What We Do: Protecting waterways in southern Michigan from discharges by corporate animal factories by using water monitoring, aerial imagery and mapping technology to scrutinize new or existing facilities for potential compliance problems and to ensure strong protective operating permits. Find out more.

Pinnebog River Water Sentinels
109 E. Grand River Avenue, Lansing, Michigan 48906
Contact: Rita Jack, 517-484-2372
What We Do: Partner with Bad Axe High School students to monitor four sites along the Pinnebog River in Michigan's Thumb, an area impacted by pollution from corporate animal factories and other sources. Find out more.

Shakey Water Sentinels
N9183 River Road, Stephenson, Michigan 49887
Contact: Dr. Keith West
What We Do: Protect the current and future quality of the Menominee River by conducting an intensive baseline habitat assessment of the river's population of invertebrates, such as aquatic insects, snails, clams and crayfish. Find out more.

Yellow Dog Water Sentinels
318 E. Prospect St., Marquette, MI 49855-3734
Contact: Dave Allen, 906-228-9453
What We Do: Conduct monthly monitoring of the Yellow Dog, Salmon Trout, and other rivers and streams in northern Marquette County, acquiring baseline data and information in a pristine area threatened by a proposed nickel mine. Find out more.

Fred Waara Chapter Trout Unlimited, Children's Museum, Clear Lake School, YMCA
Negaunee, MI 49866
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 90
Number of Volunteers : 9

Great Lakes Council FFF, Grand River Fly Tiers
Wyoming, MI 49519
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 10
Number of Volunteers : 10

Maple Valley, Lakewood, Hastings Public Schools
Woodland, MI 48897
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 500
Number of Volunteers : 1

Morley Stanwood Community Schools
Morley, MI 49336
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 4
Number of Volunteers : 1

Vera Ralya Elementary School
Haslett, MI 48840
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 385
Number of Volunteers : 50

Waara TU, Northern Michigan Univ., Marquette Public School, Gwin Public Schools, TU Salmon, Fort3une Lake Fishing Camp
Marquette, MI 49855
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 200
Number of Volunteers : 5

West Michigan Hacklers, State Family Independence Agency
Pentwater, MI 49449
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 50
Number of Volunteers : 12

Zemmer Jr. High School, Lapeer Community Schools
Lapeer, MI 48446
Partnership: Federation of Fly Fishers
Contact: Matt Wilhelm, 406-222-9369
Number of Rods Sent: 5
Number of Youth Participants : 250
Number of Volunteers : 3

 


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