Bigelow Creek

  • Restoration

    Infrastructure investments bolster reconnection of Bigelow Creek

    A nearly decades-long partnership for watershed restoration in Newaygo County is getting a boost thanks to the passage of the transformational Bipartisan Infrastructure Law combined with steady Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funding. Since 2015, a partnership has been underway with Trout Unlimited, the U.S. Forest Service - Huron Manistee National Forests, and the Newaygo County…

  • Conservation Featured

    TU improving trout, salmon habitat in Michigan’s Bigelow Creek

    Making fishing better in a Muskegon River tributary

    Bigelow Creek located in Newaygo County, Mich., is a cold water trout stream that provides a thermal refuge for the marginal Muskegon River.    The creek supports a self-sustaining population of brook and brown trout, and boasts runs of anadromous fish including coho salmon, chinook salmon and steelhead.   Trout Unlimited and partners have been working to address barriers to fish…