Category Archives: Conservation

Black Bass Study

SJRVFF helped with the funding of a study of the bass in our local waterways. The results have been published BLACK BASS TAG REWARD STUDY REPORT 2016.

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Cobus Creek Project

I have had a lot of people say they would be excited about and would be ready to help with a big conservation project this fall if there was one.  Well your wish has come true.  Please mark your calenders … Continue reading

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SJRVFF wins Conservation Club Award

We are honored to announce that SJRVFF has won an award from the Indiana Wildlife Federation. Club President, Don Reber, accepted the award at their Award Banquet in June. Hoosier Conservation Newsletter

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SJRVFF Supports Niles Dam Removal

Pucker Street Dam letter of support.

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Ontawa Wastewater Treatment Plant

SJRVFF would like to go on record as being adamantly opposed to any project that jeopardizes Cobus Creek as a cold water resource, its existing high water quality and insect population or a vibrant fishery. Our open letter to the … Continue reading

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Wastewater Treatment Plant

Attached is a letter that John Law prepared and with Board approval we sent to the Michigan Department of Environmental Management regarding the proposed Ontwa Township Wastewater Treatment plant. (Click to view letter)

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St. Joe River Bass Study

SJRVFF has contributed to a very important study that may significantly impact how the INDR manages smallmouth on the Joe and throughout the state. Bass in the St. Joe have been tagged and their location recorded. If you catch a tagged … Continue reading

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6th Annual St. Joseph River Watershed Council Meeting sponsored by Friends of the St. Joseph River

Here is a great organization with a mission that mirrors ours pretty closely (if you would exclude the fishing). If anyone is looking for a worthwhile and interesting program that may be just a little different check out the annual annual meeting … Continue reading

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Stream Project a Huge Success

Just Wanted to pass on a great big thank you for all those that attended and helped with the stream bank project at Bill Westrates. It’s Volunteer work like this that makes this club what it is and a great … Continue reading

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July 23 Conservation Project

Saturday,  July 23rd, 2011  will be another fun-filled conservation project on the DowagiacCreek.  The fun will begin at 8:00 am (est) and end sometime early afternoon.  The plan is to continue the habitat and bank work that was started last year by continuing … Continue reading

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