Chapters of the Watershed Management Plan will be added here for review by stakeholders.


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The draft Watershed Management Plan is now available:



Appendices are available for download:

Appendix A: Information and Education Strategy

Appendix B: Bedrock/Surface Geology and Soil Textures

Appendix C: Common Fish Species Found within the Duck Creek Watershed and Fish Consumption Advisory Information

Appendix D: Threatened and Unique Species Found Within the Duck Creek Watershed, Conservation/Management Practices, and Identification and General Location

Appendix E: Michigan GAP Analysis

Appendix F: Duck Creek Watershed's Wetland Resources

Appendix G: Land Cover and Land Use

Appendix H: Duck Creek Watershed Temperature and Nutrient Data

Appendix I: MiCorps Benthic Macroinvertebrate Inventories

Appendix J: Road/Stream Crossing Survey and Physical Inventory With BMP Recommendations

Appendix K: Hydrologic Report for the Duck Creek Watershed Prepared by Cardno JFNew

Appendix L: Duck Lake Data Sources

Appendix M: Initial Water Quality Summary Outline

Appendix N: Land Use Change Analysis

Appendix O: PLOAD Analysis - Pollution Load Estimates

Appendix P: Information Sources Used to Determine Areas in the Duck Creek Watershed that have impaired/Threatened Designated Uses

Appendix Q: Critical Area Analysis for Restoration and Protection

Appendix R: Best Management Practices for the Duck Creek Watershed and Estimated Load Reductions

Appendix S: Water Quality Protection: Zoning, Planning, and Master Plan Review in the Duck Creek Watershed

Appendix T: Site Plan Review Guide for Water Quality Protection

Appendix U: Implementation Schedule and Milestones for the Duck Creek Watershed Management Plan

Appendix V: Related Goals and Pollutants, Sources, and Causes and Set of Indicators and Targets to Determine Whether Loading Reductions are Being Achieved

Appendix W: Existing Evaluation Techniques to Monitor Success of Structural and Vegetative Practices


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Project Funded by: U.S. EPA Clean Water Act and Michigan Department of Environmental Quality - Clean Michigan Initiative Nonpoint Source Grant (2009-0020)

Watershed Planning Project Partners: Muskegon Conservation District, Grand Valley State University - Annis Water Resources Institute, and Cardno JFNew