Rogue River

Second ‘Green Team’ Works to Improve Rogue River

August 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

This summer, Trout Unlimited’s Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative project employed a “Green Team” of 8 high school students from all over the watershed to install and maintain green infrastructure practices such as rain gardens, bioswales, and vegetated buffers. These practices use vegetation, soils, and natural processes to control stormwater runoff, the leading [...]

Rogue River “Green Team” improving the watershed

July 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last month, the Rogue River Home Rivers Initiative in Michigan hired 8 high school students to form a “Green Team” to install and maintain green infrastructure practices throughout the Rogue River watershed. Four students worked during the month of June and are celebrating their last work day today. The team, comprised of Beckett Vigh, Claire Gault, DeAnna Clum, and [...]

Young Angler happy with Rogue River catch

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Thomas Newman, 6, pulls in a small mouth bass from the Rogue River while fishing above the Rockford dam on a recent summer evening. Thomas, a first-grade student at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic School in Rockford, was at the dam with his mother, Chrystal Newman, prior to the start of school. The Rockford boy was using an artificial minnow lure. It was his first fish [...]

Students release salmon as end to unique classroom project

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Isaiah Villerius, in yellow, releases about 30 salmon smolts into the Rogue River in mid-May as part of East Rockford Middle School seventh graders’ Salmon in the Classroom project. Photo by CINDY M. CRANMER East Rockford Middle School (ERMS) students ended a unique classroom experience with a field trip to the Rogue River and the release of about 30 [...]
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