The Clinton River Coldwater Conservation Project seeks to generate public support for the Clinton River watershed as a valued recreational resource through efforts to improve the water quality, aesthetics, and access to the Clinton River and its tributaries.
- Forty percent (40%) of Michigan’s population lives in the three-county metropolitan Detroit area (Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties)
- Less than 1/2 of 1 percent of Michigan’s designated trout streams are located in these same counties
- None of the premier trout streams are located in this heavily populated area
Three major watersheds dominate this area:
- The Clinton River which flows into