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Enjoy the Winter
2015 brings new challenges and opportunities for the CTRA. Options to address the weed problems that have worsened over the past few years are being developed and are sure to be a hot topic at the spring annual meeting. This should be the last year that Trout Creek is subjected to deicer runnoff from the airport so that the healing process can begin. Ongoing testing of the water near the new discharge will help assure that any new problems are addressed quickly.

As the river sleeps through winter...
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Mission. The purpose of this organization is to protect and perpetuate the natural resources in and around the Thornapple River, Kent County, Michigan from the Cascade Dam south to the Alaska Bridge (68th Street). This organization shall also inform and educate riverside residents of their obligations to protect the environmental integrity of the river and encourage safe and responsible operation of watercraft. This organization shall also provide a single entity for riverside residents to deal with commercial businesses and governmental agencies in order to accomplish the purposes of this organization. This organization shall also engage in other activities to improve property values and enhance the experience of riverside living.
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