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DNR looks for feedback on Oman's Creek project

 

October 3, 2019

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

WAVES POUND the Lake Superior shoreline at the mouth of Oman's Creek on Little Girl's Point Wednesday. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is holding a meeting Oct. 10 at Gogebic Community College to gather public feedback on a plan to build a groin into Lake Superior to reduce sediment buildup at the creek's mouth.

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP - The Department of Natural Resources is planning a meeting next week to gather public feedback on an effort to reduce sediment build up around the Oman's Creek boat launch at Little Girl's Point.

The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 10 at Gogebic Community College's Lindquist Center and will feature a short DNR presentation followed by a public comment period.

Erosion, sediment build up and storm damage from wave action have long been issues at the boat launch, according to a DNR news release.

As part of the effort to reduce these issues, the DNR has develo...



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