"We can open the door of experience by restoring what we thought was lost forever. Let's unite Michigan and return grayling to our waters."
—Bill Rustem, Inaugural Recipient of the Thomas L. Washington Lifetime Conservation Award
None of this work can happen without the generous support of foundations, sponsors and donors. The Michigan Arctic Grayling Initiative has a projected budget of $1.1 million. We are incredibly thankful for the generous support that the initiative has received from the following contributors:
Henry E. and Consuelo S. Wenger Foundation
Consumers Energy Foundation
Rotary Charities of Traverse City
Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation
Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
If you wish to support the reintroduction of Arctic grayling to Michigan please contact the DNR's Fisheries Division at 517-284-5830 to help determine how you may best contribute!
Ways You Can Contribute
Interested in helping to support the work being done to reestablish Arctic grayling in Michigan?