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  Huron River (Michigan) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Huron River is the name of three different rivers in the U.S. state of Michigan and had previously been the name for the Clinton River.
The Huron River is located in Southeast Michigan, rising out of the Huron Swamp in northern Oakland County and flowing into Lake Erie on the boundary between Wayne County and Monroe County.
Historically, the Clinton River, also located in Southeast Michigan north of Detroit, had been known as the Huron River until it was renamed in 1824 by the Michigan Territorial Council to avoid confusion.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Huron_River_(Michigan)   (576 words)

 Fisheries Special Report No. 16--Abstract
This is one of a series of river assessments being prepared by the Fisheries Division of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR), for Michigan rivers.
The river assessment is the nucleus of the manuscript.
Nearly all of this expansion is expected to be in the Huron River watershed, with concentrations in the Portage, Davis, and Mill creeksheds, and near the river between Hamburg and Ann Arbor.
www.michigandnr.com /PUBLICATIONS/PDFS/ifr/ifrlibra/special/abstracts/spec16abst.htm   (1310 words)

 Huron River Watershed Council, ESRI CTSP GIS Stories
Middle Huron Initiative The middle portion of the Huron River basin accommodates over half of the watershed ës population.
The seventeen communities in the middle Huron area are working with the Watershed Council and the County Drain Commissioner to analyze the source of the algae problem and find solutions to it.
Davis Creek is a tributary of the Huron River.
www.conservationgis.org /ctsp/huron/huron.html   (763 words)

 Sierra Club Huron Valley Group
The Huron Valley Group position, which urges the HCMA to protect the river and not build a new bridge for the Hudson Mills trail, is outlined in the letter below, sent to the HCMA Commissioners.
This section of the Huron River is designated a Natural River by the State of Michigan and is given special protections.
Huron Valley Group volunteers have studied the plan at length, collaborated with other stakeholders and discussed the issues at a variety of forums within the Group.
michigan.sierraclub.org /huron/hcma.htm   (464 words)

 Huron (disambiguation) - ArborWiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Huron Street, a major east-west artery through Ann Arbor and the point from which addresses are calculated on north-south streets.
Huron River Drive, a scenic road along the river from the north edge of Ann Arbor to Dexter
Huron Street, a major north-bound one-way artery through Ypsilanti and the point from which addresses are calculated on east-west streets in that city.
arborwiki.org /index.php?title=Huron   (227 words)

 Huron - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Huron (people), originally, a confederation of four Native North American tribes of the Iroquoian family, living in the region between Lakes Huron,...
Huron, Lake, second largest of the five Great Lakes of central North America.
Port Huron, city, seat of Saint Clair County, southeastern Michigan, a deepwater port on Lake Huron (from which its name is derived) and on the...
encarta.msn.com /encnet/refpages/searchdetail.aspx?q=Huron&pg=1&grp=map   (237 words)

 Huron River Water Quality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Huron is considered to be the cleanest urban stream in Michigan, plus it is the main source of drinking water for over 100,000 people.
A person should not swim in the Huron River up to 48 hours after a hard rain due to the increased levels of E. coli in the water.
Certain kinds and sizes of fish from Michigan’s lakes and streams contain levels of toxic chemicals that may be harmful if those fish are eaten too often.
www.ci.ann-arbor.mi.us /PublicServices/SystemsPlanning/Environment/HuronRiver.html   (333 words)

 What Makes the Huron River Watershed Special?
The Huron River basin is located in southeastern Michigan and encompasses approximately 900 square miles (576,000 acres) of Ingham, Jackson, Livingston, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties.
The main stem of the Huron River is approximately 136 miles long, with its origin located at Big Lake and the Huron Swamp in Springfield Township, Oakland County.
The Huron River Watershed receives an average of 30 inches of precipitation annually as it is located in the drier portion of Michigan.
www.hrwc.org /text/special.htm   (406 words)

 Lake Huron Facts and Figures
Huron was the first of the Great Lakes to be discovered by European explorers.
Shipwrecks are scattered throughout the lake, with five bottomland preserves in Michigan and a national park in Ontario designated to protect the most historically significant ones.
The Lake Huron basin is heavily forested, sparsely populated, scenically beautiful, and economically dependent on its rich natural resources.
www.great-lakes.net /lakes/ref/huronfact.html   (267 words)

 Ecological Health: Huron River
Concern over the entire Huron River system is such that the river is cited on the State’s Unified Watershed Assessment as a Category 1 watershed, indicating highest restoration priority.
Michigan is experiencing a continuing migration of people away from urban centers into low-density rural areas; that is, extensive urban sprawl.
The ecological health of the Huron River and its tributaries depends on the ecological health of the lands that drain into the Watershed.
www.hrwc.org /text/health.htm   (739 words)

 Great Lakes: Lake Huron
Lake Huron is the third largest of the lakes by volume with 3,540 km3 (850 cubic miles) of water.
A precursor to the Lake Huron Binational Partnership, the Lake Huron Initiative (the “Initiative”) was a U.S.-led effort to compile existing data to assess the state of the Lake Huron basin and identify priorities for future efforts.
The Lake Huron Initiative Action Plan – 2002 was developed with extensive agency involvement and began discussions of issues of importance to Lake Huron, actions that need to be taken to protect and restore the Lake Huron ecosystem, and development of partnerships to begin undertaking efforts that could not be accomplished by individual agencies alone.
www.epa.gov /glnpo/huron.html   (348 words)

 Quest Outdoors - Huron River, Michigan
The Huron River is the quintessential Southeast Michigan flowage; mud banks, slow stream flow and a low gradient define this river.
The Native Americans called the river "cos-scut-e-nong-sebee", meaning "burnt district river", due to the periodic openings or clearings in the dry oak on the highlands above the river.
Stretching roughly 125 miles from it source in Big Lake and the Huron Swamp northwest of Pontiac, the Huron flows southwest past Milford, Brighton, and Pinckney before turning south-east and passing the towns of Dexter, Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Belleville and finally Flat Rock.
www.questoutdoors.net /locs/michigan/huron_mi   (875 words)

 National Rivers, Rivers of Michigan: Overview of Michigan whitewater, Michigan paddling, Michigan canoeing, Michigan ...
Michigan has 36,350 miles of rivers and streams, of which one-third are trout streams.
Additional information on the rivers of Michigan are described in books and videos available from the NORS Resource Center.
The National Rivers Website and the Rivers of Michigan section are made possible by the generosity of the members of the National Organization for Rivers (NORS.) To start or extend your membership, go to NORS Memberships.
www.nationalrivers.org /states/mi-view.htm   (766 words)

Once in the canyon, the river picks up a bit and passes over some small ledges before making a hard turn to the left towards the approach to the big drop on this run.
The pool is not very big and the river immediately takes a 90 degree turn to the right and immediately drops over another set of ledges.
The river lets up considerably and it is a short paddle to the confluence with the West Branch and the takeout.
paddleguides.com /rivers/midwest/michigan_lanse/huron_e/huron_east.html   (765 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Folks living near southeast Michigan's Huron River are subject to the latest in campaigning for the environment:
The Huron suffers from many of the same problems as the Grand River, including pollution runoff and loss of wetlands to new housing and commercial developments.
The Huron group raised $672,000 in the last fiscal year, nearly 80 percent of it from government and foundation grants.
www.lsj.com /news/local/p_030706_huronriver_online_ex.html   (397 words)

 American Rivers:
A statute enumerating river values that should be protected and managed: The code states that "rivers should be protected for the purpose of preserving and enhancing their values for water conservation, free flowing condition, and fish, wildlife, boating, scenic, aesthetic, flood plain, ecologic, historic and recreational values and uses."
The commission may acquire lands or interests in lands adjacent to a designated natural river for the purpose of maintaining or improving the river and its environment in conformance with the purposes of the designation and the plan.
An emphasis on public participation in formulating and carrying out the program: Before designating a river as a natural river area, the commission is supposed to conduct public hearings in the county seat of any county in which a portion of the proposed natural river area is located.
www.americanrivers.org /site/PageServer?pagename=AMR_content_f4cc   (480 words)

 West Michigan Trout Unlimited
The river was the subject of a four-day investigative series by The Chronicle in September.
The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly was formed in 1998 in an effort to preserve and protect the entire river system without stifling economic growth in the region.
Changes in the River's Hydrology, the flow of the river and the amount of water entering the Muskegon from feeder streams, agricultural drains and runoff from impervious surfaces such as parking lots, driveways and roofs.
www.wmtu.org /river_news/muskegon.html   (1513 words)

 Huron River Net
Huron River Net is dedicated to providing information about Michigan's Huron River, primarily that section of the Huron located in Livingston and Washtenaw Counties.
Providing a central point for information and communication, Huron River Net hopes to be a partner in maintaining the quality of the River and the quality of life for those that enjoy it.
Huron Valley Community Network is a non profit organization that provides information regarding the Huron valley communities as well as internet access.
huronriver.pinckneymich.net   (678 words)

 Lower Huron River Watershed Plan
The Lower Huron River Watershed Management Plan is part of an effort undertaken by the communities of Lower Huron River Watershed to satisfy the requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Stormwater Permit (Michigan Watershed-Based General Permit MIG619000).
A Lower Huron River Watershed and riverine corridor system that is aesthetically pleasant, clean, healthy and safe so that watershed residents and visitors can enjoy an improved quality of life, with reduced risk of flooding and better coordination of stormwater management throughout the region.
Berlin Township, Brownstown Township, Huron Township, Sumpter Township, Van Buren Charter Township, City of Flat Rock, City of Gibraltar, City of Rockwood, City of Romulus, City of Woodhaven, Village of South Rockwood, Charter County of Wayne, Woodhaven-Brownstown School District.
lowerhuronriver.net   (239 words)

 New River Cemetery - Huron County, Michigan
The cemetery is on the south side of Hwy #25 in Section 32, east of the river and north of Hunter Road, west of New River Road.
It says the deed for the cemetery is the first deed recorded in Huron County.
This booklet was prepared from information gathered on all readable headstones, the sexton of the cemetery and from the Huron Twp.
www.interment.net /data/us/mi/huron/new_river/river.htm   (216 words)

 American Rivers: Salmon Trout River Among America's "Most Endangered"
WASHINGTON The State of Michigan is considering a mining permit that could bring large-scale industrial development to one of the Upper Peninsula’s most pristine wild areas and could permanently harm the beloved Salmon Trout River, which American Rivers listed today as America’s #4 most endangered river for 2006.
The headwaters of the river begin in the Yellow Dog Plains, in the heart of one of the Midwest’s few and most significant remaining wildernesses, with abundant wildlife such as moose and wolves.
The fate of the Salmon Trout River is the fate of Lake Superior.”; Carl Lindquist, Director of the Central Lake Superior Watershed Partnership.
americanrivers.org /site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=8492&...   (809 words)

 Huron River Whitewater
The Delhi Mills stretch of Huron River in Washtenaw County is 2.4 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-II section.
Most rapids on this stretch of Huron River are quite uniform, the flow is very similar along the whole section.
Nestled in Southeast Michigan, Ann Arbor is a charming town served by the Best Western Executive Plaza with all the activities and diversity that you would expect.
www.riverfacts.com /rivers/11598.html   (710 words)

 DNR - Huron River
The Huron River system flows through the southeast Michigan counties of Oakland, Ingham, Livingston, Washtenaw, Monroe and Wayne.
The mainstream originates in Big Lake and the Huron Swamp northwest of Pontiac and flows roughly 125 miles to its mouth in the marshlands of Pt.
Huron River Zoning - Natural Rivers Administrative Rules
www.michigan.gov /dnr/0,1607,7-153-10319-95800--,00.html   (69 words)

 Michigan Outdoors Links & Notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The lower Mansitee River is a slow, wide river that meanders through rolling hills and rich marsh land teaming with wildlife.
The Whitefish River is cold, swift, and deep in the early spring to challenge canoeist and provides a good steelhead fishery.
During the summer, much of the river becomes too shallow for canoeing, but offers fishing for brook trout in the upper reaches and a variety of warmwater species downstream from the junction of the east and west branches.
www.clydesisler.com /Outdoors/Research/States/Michigan.htm   (662 words)

 huron river help - The Michigan Sportsman Forums
The river can also be accessed by driving east out of Flatrock on S. Huron river dr. and just pass the golf course the river comes right next to the road and there is a couple other spots further down too, and these holes get very little pressure.
Jackster1,yes, the Huron River Fishing Assoc.has been passing fish thru the ladder all fall steels, coho, and at least one brown over 20 ins.
Head south on I-75 to North Huron Dr. this is the first exit south of Gibraltar Rd. turn right off of exit and head west on North Huron Dr. When the road ends, your at the park.
www.michigan-sportsman.com /forum/showthread.php?p=82379   (450 words)

 Huron Pines > River Restoration
Biological assessments have indicated that, due to both current and past land use practices, there is a need for more in-stream habitat in many of our rivers.
Huron Pines has worked with our partners to ensure large woody debris structures are placed strategically in river systems, thus helping to replicate a more natural river system and add much needed habitat.
In the past year alone, 12 stream miles were improved through this process -- an addition to the river system of more than 2,200 whole trees.
www.huronpines.org /overview.php?programId=2   (241 words)

 Huron River Canoeing and Kayaking
The Huron River may be the best canoeing river in southeastern Michigan.
From Strawberry Lake south to the Portage Lake Dam you'll be traversing a number of lakes with fairly slow moving river in-between.
From the Dam south to Dexter is a combination of shallow river, some light rapids, a few slow moving sections.
huronriver.pinckneymich.net /canoe.html   (1827 words)

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