2015 Projects

To be included in the MGFTU volunteer list for stream projects or receive information on how to sign up for other river projects email randrus45@gmail.com   You will receive a monthly update listing all of volunteer projects of the organizations listed above.

Some projects may need to be rescheduled due to weather and other unforeseen issues so please sign up even if you’re not totally sure if you can make it so that you can receive notice of rescheduling.  Projects are scheduled for Saturday unless indicated otherwise.

Project Sponsor

MGFTU - Mason-Griffith Founders TU      UMRA - Upper Manistee River Association

AOTA - Anglers of the Au Sable              ASRWC - Au Sable River Watershed Committee

GNA - Gahagan Nature Preserve            ARPOA - Au Sable River Property Owners Association

Project

Upper Au Sable Watershed Beaver Pond Survey

Beaver Dam Removals (as requested by MDNR)

Debris Relocation to Aid River Navigation

Au Sable Public Access Evaluation

Au Sable Angler Creel Census                  

Au Sable Headwaters MiCorp Insect Survey & I.D.

West Branch Big Creek Insect Survey

West Branch Big Creek Erosion Survey

Cedar Tree Planting in Deward

Au Sable Watershed MiCorp Insect Survey

Upper Au Sable Temperature Gauge Deployment

West Branch Big Creek Temp Gauge Deployment

Manistee Watershed MiCorp Insect Survey & I. D.

Au Sable Salling Reach River Mapping

Access Maintenance Project (site TBD)                  

Mc Masters Bridge Access Stream-bank Repair

Upper Au Sable Fish Structure Work Day

Purple Loosestrife Removal Day

Au Sable Holy Waters In-stream Structure Work Day

S. Branch Au Sable Access Repair

Purple Loosestrife Removal Day

Au Sable Headwaters MiCorp Insect Survey & I.D.

Au Sable River Clean-up

Au Sable River MiCorp Insect Survey

Au Sable Headwaters Fish Population Survey

West Branch Big Creek Fish Population Survey

Manistee River Clean-up

Au Sable River Redd Survey

West Branch Big Creek Redd Survey

Sponsor

MGFTU

MGFTU

ASRWC

MGFTU

MGFTU

MGFTU

MGFTU

MGFTU

MGFTU

GNP

MGFTU/AOTA

MGFTU

UMRA

MGFTU

MGFTU

MGFTU

MGFTU

ASRWC/ARPOA

MGFTU

ASRWC

ASRWC/ARPOA

MGFTU

AOTA

GNP

MGFTU

MGFTU

UMRA

MGFTU

MGFTU

Date

April 

April

April

April

Apr - Oct

Apr 29/30 (W,Th) 

April

May

May 23

May 30

June 1(activation)

June 1

June 6

June/July

June 20

July 11

July 18

August 11 

August 8

August 15

August 22

Sept 9/10 (W/Th) 

September 12

September 12

September (TBD)

Septembe (TBD)

September 19

November 1-8

November 1-8