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Kalamazoo River

Natural Resource Damage Assessment

 

 

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Submitting Ideas for Restoration Projects

 

Do you have an idea for a specific restoration project in the Kalamazoo River watershed? The Natural Resource Trustees for the Kalamazoo River are interested in hearing from you. You can use the online portal below to provide the Trustees with information about one or more projects you wish to have considered.

 

Restoration activities are complementary to cleanup, and will focus on restoring or enhancing ecological services in aquatic, riparian, and upland habitats. The Trustees’ vision is to contribute to restoring and maintaining the Kalamazoo River’s ecosystem similar to its structure and function before degradation by dams and pollution.

 

You can view the Trustees’ existing project evaluation criteria in the 2016 Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (below, see section 2.3). These criteria will be used to screen and evaluate ideas before the Trustees propose specific projects to the public to be funded for implementation.

 

Restoration Idea Portal

View Submitted Projects

Frequently Asked Questions for Restoration Idea Portal

Presentation on Submitting Restoration Ideas (January 13, 2020)

 

 

Restoration Plans

 

Final Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Restoration Resulting from the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Damage Assessment

(297-page PDF Adobe PDF icon; 12MB)

 

Record of Decision Adobe PDF icon

 

Federal Register Notice of Availability of a Record of Decision for the Kalamazoo River Natural Resources Damage Assessment: Final Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Adobe PDF icon

 

Federal Register Notice of Availability: Final Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Restoration Resulting From the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Damage Assessment (3-page PDF Adobe PDF icon)

 

Draft Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Restoration Resulting from the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Damage Assessment (2.3MB PDF Adobe PDF icon; Sept. 2015)

 

Federal Register Notice of Availabililty and Request for Comments: Draft Restoration Plan and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Restoration Resulting From the Kalamazoo River Natural Resource Damage Assessment

 

Slideshow presented at Sept. 15, 2015, public meeting

 

Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Riverwide Restoration Plan Federal Register Notice, February 18, 2014 (3-page PDF Adobe PDF icon; February 2014) 

 

- The Trustees received one comment on this Notice of Intent: NOI comment letter from U.S. EPA, March 17, 2014

 

Final Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment, Portage Creek and Operable Unit 1 (111-page PDF Adobe PDF icon; August 2013)

 

Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment, Portage Creek and Operable Unit 1

Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment, Portage Creek and Operable Unit 1  (91-page PDF Adobe PDF icon; April 2012) 

 

Presentation on Draft Restoration Plan for Portage Creek and Operable Unit 1 from public meeting held May 1, 2012 (25-page PDF Adobe PDF icon; 817KB)

 

Fact Sheet on Draft Restoration Plan for Portage Creek and Operable Unit 1 (2-page PDFAdobe PDF icon)

 

 

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