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DNR talks about Oman's Creek project

 

October 11, 2019

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

ERIC CADEAU, a regional planner with the Department of Natural Resources, talks to stakeholders about a plan to construct a groin east of Oman's Creek at Little Girl's Point Thursday during a meeting at Gogebic Community College. The groin is designed to prevent sediment from filling in the creek's mouth and blocking access to the Oman's Creek boat launch.

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - A group of Little Girl's Point residents and others who use the Oman's Creek boat launch gathered at Gogebic Community College Thursday to talk with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources about plans to provide a more long-term fix to the issue of sediment build up at the creek's mouth.

"We recognize this site as one of the most important Lake Superior boat access sites in the Western U.P. - if not the entire U.P.," said Eric Cadeau, a regional planner working on the project.

He praised the site for its popularity, its easy acc...



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