Links

The Dowagiac River rehabilitation partnership is multi-faceted, drawing on expertise from a variety of interest groups in southwest Michigan. Some of our partners and friends are listed below, with WWW Links provided where available.

Partners and Friends

United States Department of Agriculture (Natural Resources Conservation Service)

http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/

U.S.D.A. - Stream Corridor Restoration

http://www.usda.gov/stream_restoration/

Cass County Soil and Water Conservation District

Cass County Conservation District.

http://users.beanstalk.net/casscons

Sauk Trails Resource Conservation and Development Council

County Drain Commissioners

County Road Commissioners

Local Planning Offices

County Parks Departments

City of Dowagiac (link courtesy of MultiMAG Michigan Web pages)

http://www.multimag.com/city/mi/dowagiac/

Cass County: Howard, LaGrange, Pokagon, Silver Creek, Volinia, Wayne Townships - County Homepage:

http://www.casscountymi.org/

(Another community profile courtesy of the Edward Lowe Foundation):

http://www.lowe.org/casoplis/casscoun.htm

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Fisheries Division

http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/WWW/fish/index.html

Wildlife Division

http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/Wildlife/default.htm

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Surface Water Quality and Land & Water Management division

http://www.deq.state.mi.us/swq/nps/npshome.htm

Section 319/604 (b) Watershed Projects

http://www.deq.state.mi.us/swq/nps/wtrproj.htm

Southwest Michigan Commission

http://www.swmicomm.org

Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy

http://members.aol.com/SWMLC

Sporting Groups such as:

Kalamazoo Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited

http://www.mctu.org/michigan.htm

Ducks Unlimited

St. Joseph River Valley Fly Fishers

http://www.rivertenders.com/

Educational institutions:

Michigan State University

Cooperative Extension

http://www.msue.msu.edu/msue/ctyentpg/cass.html

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

http://www.canr.msu.edu/

University of Michigan (School of Natural Resources and Environment)

http://www.snre.umich.edu/

Western Michigan University (Environmental Studies Program)

http://www.wmich.edu/science/docs/esp/esp.html

Southwest Michigan College

http://www.smc.cc.mi.us/

 

Riparian land owners and concerned citizens.

Commercial Sites

Doe-Wah-Jack's Canoe Rental

http://www.qtm.net/~dcri/

Niles Canoe Rental

http://www.nilescanoe.com/

Additional Links of Interest

American Heritage Rivers Homepage

http://www.epa.gov/rivers

Amazing Environmental Organization Web Directory

http://www.webdirectory.com/

Environmental Education Link on the Internet

http://eelink.net/ee-linkintroduction.html

Fish of the Great Lakes

http://h2o.seagrant.wisc.edu/communications/publications/FISH/

Friends of Frogs

http://cgee.hamline.edu/FROGS/index.htm

The Great Lakes Information Network

http://www.great-lakes.net/

Michigan Birding Homepage:

http://www-personal.umich.edu/~auntyem/michigan.html

Michigan Wildlife Habitat Foundation: Wetlands

http://www.mwhf.org/wtlnd.htm

Michigan Endangered Species List

http://www.dnr.state.mi.us/wildlife/Heritage/Thr_End/end-list.htm

National Audubon Society

http://www.audubon.org/

National Wildlife Federation

http://www.nwf.org/nwf

Surf Your Watershed

http://www.epa.gove/surf/stinfo/MI/

Snakes of Indiana

http://birch.palni.edu/~drigg/snakes.htm

The Water Approach: Training and Information Opportunities

http://www.icma.org/news/watershed.11.97.htm

Watershed Academy: Catalogue of Watershed Training Opportunities

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/watershed/catalog.html

"Dechannelization" on the Web

American Water Resources Association

http://www.awra.org/jawra/wrbtoc_33_4.html

Burd Run, Shippensburg, PA

http://www.ship.edu/~pdc/Wolt98.html

Delaware River Basin Commission

http://www.state.nj.us/drbc/wwc/minutes.htm

Interagency Stram Corridor Restoration Handbook

http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/watershed/Proceed/tuttle.html

Nippersink creek

http://www.glrc.org/index3.php3?story_id=888

Old Cahokia Creek

http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/pm/E_St_Louis/alternatives.htm

Stream Restoration Institute Workshops

http://www5.bae.ncsu.edu/programs/extension/wqg/sri/RiverCourse.htm

TERA, Tracking Ecosystem Restoration Activities

http://www.tera.mp.usbr.gov/documents/q3_fy_98/appendix_c/

USDA Stream Corridor Restoration

http://www.usda.gov/stream_restoration/

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