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Monitoring our river

The first monitoring station was put in service on the Little Manistee on April 26, 2020. It is located a mile or two upstream from Bear Track Campground and 18 Mile Bridge. The purpose of the monitoring stations… Read More

Check out our 2020 Spring Summer Newsletter

The Little River News Spring/Summer 2020 edition hits members mail boxes in early June. It includes a Homeowner’s Guide, information on nitrate water testing, and more. LMWCC Newsletter SS 2020

Cancelled: 2020 Annual Member Meeting and Picnic

NOTICE OF ADJOURNMENT OF ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS The Board of Trustees of the Little Manistee Watershed Conservation Council has adjourned the annual meeting of members of the LMWCC indefinitely. The adjournment is because of the COVID-19 epidemic. The… Read More

Support LMWCC with Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable… Read More

Syers Creek Habitat Analysis at 5 Years

Syers Creek Fisheries Survey 2019 Update Since 2012, the LMWCC has been working to improve fish habitat in Syers Creek, a tributary of the Little Manistee River. The below report has been put together by one of our… Read More

Presidents Annual Review 2019

This past year was a really challenging one as the wet weather and high waters in the river kept us from being able to complete several projects. For a brief period in August it let up enough to… Read More

Check out our 2019 Fall Winter newsletter

The Little River News Fall/Winter 2019 edition has been sent to the printer and hits members mail boxes in early January. Review the reports on annual Macro invertebrate Study, Water Quality Study, Syers Lake Dam removal and more. LMWCC Newsletter… Read More

Little Manistee River Private Lands Sites: Before, During, After Flooding in July 2019

Date: December 18, 2019 Subject: Little Manistee River Private Lands Sites -Before, During, After Flooding Author: Nate Winkler, Biologist   Project Overview The projects illustrated herein were performed on privately-owned lands along the Little Manistee River. The sites are… Read More

2019 Water Quality and Macroinvertebrate Study Results

The 2019 Water Quality Survey results are in. Check out the Annual Water Quality Survey page for more information on the study and view the current and results from past years. The 2019 Macroinvertebrate Study results can be found on… Read More

What is the Natural River Program?

In 1994, LMWCC founders John Gorys and Howard Roberts were appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture to serve on a committee studying the advisability of having the Little Manistee River designated as a Wild and Scenic River… Read More