Foam that possibly contains PFAS

PFAS in Foam on the Huron River Water Trail

As the emerging threat of PFAS has unfolded across Michigan and on the Huron River, it’s raised concerns about recreation. Swimming, bathing, and boating on the Huron River Water Trail are still okay. For those activities, continue to enjoy the water as you have with a few minor precautions. PFAS isn’t a health risk when […]

PFAS Do Not Eat the Fish Sign at Baseline Lake

PFAS in Fish on the Huron River

Don’t eat fish from the Huron River. The State of Michigan has tested fish from multiple location on the Huron River and found high levels of PFAS. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued a Do Not Eat Fish Advisory for the entire river. Because fish are mobile, the Huron River Watershed Council […]

Paddling the Barton Nature Area, Ann Arbor

Follow the Huron River Water Trail to Adventure

Favorite River Trips for Outdoor Fun The staff of the Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) works to protect and restore the Huron River. And they know it well! Spending quality play-time in, on and near the water gives them a chance to relax and reflect on their work. You too may enjoy some of their favorite […]

2018 Huron River Day, Gallup Park, Ann Arbor, by Karissa Brumley

Know Before You Go: 4 Tips for a Safe Paddle Trip

The Huron River National Water Trail winds through natural areas, traverses historic cities, and ends at Pointe Mouillee on Lake Erie. Paddlers of all skill levels can find a place to refresh themselves along its length, but remember to prepare before you go and be smart as you enjoy your trip. Get to know the […]

Swimmers at Baseline Lake

PFAS and Recreation on the Huron River

It is Safe to Swim and Boat. As the emerging threat of PFAS has unfolded across Michigan and on the Huron River, it’s raised concerns about recreation. The good news is that swimming and boating on the Huron River Water Trail are still okay. For those activities, we can continue to enjoy the water as […]

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