Tag Archives: Jackson MI

WHO WILL BE THE HERO?

Freeing the River at its Very Source Joe Writes . . .  Calling all Golden Knights, Environmental Do-Gooders and Former Polluters looking to atone for past sins: there’s a spectacular opportunity to do something great for Michigan’s environment at a … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile in Our Shoes

Back to the Source – Foot Paddling September 29, 2017 Tom Writes . . .  Downstream from the Liberty Millpond Dam On July 24, 2016 (last year), we started this adventure at the Liberty Millpond Dam, near Grand Lake, the … Continue reading

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The Grand River, Jackson County

The Grand in Jackson County (a prose poem in progress) Continue reading

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Heading Out Again in the Morning

We are FINALLY getting out on the river tomorrow, God willing and the creek don’t rise. Literally. It’s been raining hard for the past hour and rain is predicted for tomorrow, so there’s always the possibility tomorrow’s paddle will be … Continue reading

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Paddling Season is Upon Us

Joe Writes: God willing and the creek don’t rise we’ll get out on the river in Jackson County this Sunday, April 9, kicking off our paddling season for 2017. It will be Palm Sunday, and while I hate to miss … Continue reading

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Glass Half-Full On The Grand

Joe Writes: It’s difficult to be optimistic about the future of the Grand during these last few weeks of winter, but I’m trying. First comes the story of 2 million gallons of sewage being dumped into the river just a … Continue reading

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The River in Winter

 Joe Writes . . .  Driving across the state from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids and back today, I took the opportunity to check in on the Grand in a few spots, including two areas we canoed this summer.  The … Continue reading

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