2015 Dam Management Grant Recipients
Big Creek Impoundment Repair ($48,500)
DNR-Fisheries Division, Crawford County
DNR Fisheries Division will make further repairs to this impoundment area which includes replacing corrugated metal pipe and a diversion wall.
Big Creek is a designated Natural River and is a tributary to the AuSable River. This impoundment (97 acres) is a popular angler site for northern pike, walleye, smallmouth and largemouth bass as well as panfish so there is broad support from the public and sportsmen's clubs for repair.
Corunna Dam #379 Removal($301,500)
City of Corunna, Shiawassee County
This funding will assist the City of Corunna in the complete removal of the dam and alleviate safety concerns that are currently present at the dam site. It will also restore over 25 miles of river connectivity and reopen this portion of the river for fish passage.