2014-Round 2 AHGP Funded Projects

Houghton Creek Fish Passage Improvement/Flynn Road Crossing Restoration($85,000)
Huron Pines, Ogemaw County
houghton creek
Restore 5.1 miles of upstream aquatic habitat by improving the creek crossing. This will reduce pollutant inputs and protect water quality to support sustainable fisheries and aquatic organism communities.


Battle Creek River Stream Restoration ($260,000)
Eaton County
Battle Creek
Stabilization of stream bank erosion using natural channel design which in turn will enhance habitat and reconnect the floodplain. When completed, this project can be used as a demonstration project for innovative drain maintenance practices.

Free Span the Maple River Connectivity Initiative ($75,000
Emmet County
maple river
Replacement of undersized culvert with free spanning bridge to allow unrestricted connectivity for aquatic species

Schwartz Creek Fish Passage Improvement ($65,000
Dickinson County
Schwaaartz Creek
Replacement of two undersized road-stream crossings that are currently acting as barriers to fish passage on this cold water trout stream. When this project is complete, it will open up 23 miles of high quality stream.


Shiatown Stream Restoration ($365,000
Shiawassee County
shaitown dam 
Phase III of this project will restore the channel using natural channel design and improve aquatic habitat in the former dam impoundment area along with completing the removal of the remaining dam structure. Completion of this project will restore connectivity and full fish passage for 19 miles downstream on the main stem of the Shiawassee River and significant tributary miles upstream from the former dam.


Paint Creek Habitat Restoration - Phase II ($100,000)
City of Rochester, Oakland County
 paint creek
Phase two of stream and riparian habitat throughout approximately 1000 feet of Paint Creek to increase habitat, improve channel and stream bank stability and increase riparian buffer area. 

Grand River Restoration at Lyons ($300,000
Ionia County
grand river
 Restoration of the Grand River at Lyons by removing the existing dam structure and rehabilitating the channel by using natural channel design. Removal of the dam will reconnect 54 miles of river below the dam and 16 miles of the Grand River and its tributaries above the dam allowing for the passage of fish, natural woody debris and sediment.