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Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012
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Aquatic Connectivity: Benefitting Streams and Communities-Beyer, 2012

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This workshop highlights successful large scale, on-the-ground restoration efforts that are re-connecting aquatic habitats fragmented by dams, road crossings, and other man-made alterations in the …

This workshop highlights successful large scale, on-the-ground restoration efforts that are re-connecting aquatic habitats fragmented by dams, road crossings, and other man-made alterations in the Upper Great Lakes. Tools and strategies will be shared for planning, financing, and articulating results, including the mutual benefits of restoring streams, improving community infrastructure, and creating local jobs.

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  • 1. Conservation Resource AllianceInfrastructure & Economic Benefits
  • 2. •13 Counties•15 Watersheds•4 Million Acres
  • 3. PenneyBridgeBefore
  • 4. After
  • 5. Before Before After
  • 6. Before
  • 7. GLRILarger ProjectsLarger Impacts After
  • 8. North Branch Manistee/Flowing Well Trout Farm Previous Condition vs. Restored Condition
  • 9. Tom Hamilton, opening day N. Branch Manistee River 1958
  • 10. 2 streams 11 dams 2 berms 2 raceways 1,600 acres $1.2 million GLRISustain Our Great Lakes USFWS-National Fish Passage, GLFWRA Michigan DNR TU Chapters Trout & Salmon Foundation USDA - NRCS
  • 11. Flowing Well Creek – Dam 3 before
  • 12. Flowing Well Creek – Dam 3 after removal
  • 13. North Branch Manistee River - before
  • 14. North Branch Manistee River - before
  • 15. North Branch Manistee River – after
  • 16. Mecum Rd. Crossing - Before
  • 17. Mecum Rd. Crossing - After
  • 18. Manton MillPond Dam
  • 19. After
  • 20. Wheeler Creek Dam
  • 21. Wheeler Creek Dam After Removal
  • 22. Bringing it Local
  • 23. Who Cares?Michigan’s $18 BillionTourism Industry
  • 24. Brown Bridge Dam
  • 25. August 15, 2012
  • 26. August 24, 2012
  • 27. Benefits• Restore over 3.4 miles of coldwater stream• Reconnect 160 miles of high quality river habitat to the Great Lakes• Restore more than 250 acres of wetlands and 60 acres of upland habitat• Enhanced fishing, paddling, recreation• Significant reduction in risk, maintenance, and liability cost
  • 28. Project Implementation Team Ex Officio Members• Grand Traverse Band • Conservation Resource• City of Traverse City Alliance• Grand Traverse County • Grand Traverse• Michigan DNR Conservation District• Michigan Hydro • GT County Road Relicensing Coalition Commission• Traverse City Light & • Rotary Camps & Services Power • Watershed Center GT Bay• U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service • Garfield Township
  • 29. Major Funders ($5.7 million)Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (over 80%)U.S. Bureau of Indian AffairsSustain Our Great LakesU.S. Fish & Wildlife ServiceGreat Lakes Fishery TrustU.S. Environmental Protection AgencyFrey and Oleson Foundations(27 total funders/programs)
  • 30. Thank You!

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