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.
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 and pull those old waders and gloves out of the garage and Join the SJRVFF Read more about Cobus Creek Project[…]
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
Pucker Street Dam letter of support.
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 Ontawa Township Board can be viewed in this link.
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)
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 bass and report the tag and location information the IDNR will use this data for Read more about St. Joe River Bass Study[…]
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 announcement below. The program is entitled : “Living Water: Teachings of the Water Walkers” and Read more about 6th Annual St. Joseph River Watershed Council Meeting sponsored by Friends of the St. Joseph River[…]
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 asset to the entire St. Joseph River Basin. We had 16 club members and 4 Read more about Stream Project a Huge Success[…]
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 to filling crib structures, moving and anchoring logs, and planting stream-bank vegetation. PLEASE try to Read more about July 23 Conservation Project[…]