July 22, 2004 Contact Cynthia Pryor
Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve, Inc
Yellow Dog Plains - March for our Waters
Saturday the 14th of August
This will be a March to show non-violent solidarity in the opposition to Sulfide Mining on the Yellow Dog Plains in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in Marquette County. The March will be on County Road AAA and activities will not take place on private property without permission. The March will start on either side of the Yellow Dog Plains - Anderson’s Corner and the top of Camp 6 Hill. We will walk to meet at the proposed Eagle Mine Site on the Salmon Trout River.
Walk should take two hours from each location to Mine Site.
4.4 miles from Anderson’s Corner to Mine Site.
4.9 miles from Camp 6 Hill to Mine Site.
Directions to Anderson’s Corner from Baraga/L’Anse side:
Baraga Coordinator: Don Carlson 906 353-7510
- U.S. 41 to L’Anse - take exit to downtown L’Anse
- From downtown L’Anse head east on Skanee Rd
- Approx 18 miles from L’Anse - Stop Sign
- Turn right on Big Bay Road - over Big Eric’s Bridge (Dirt Road)
- Follow Big Bay Road (via Ford Rd) to Anderson’s Corner on Triple
AAA - Approx. 10 miles - Park
Directions to Camp 6 Hill from Marquette/ Big Bay
Big Bay Coordinator: Cynthia Pryor 906 360-2414 or 906 345-9223
- County Road 550 to County Road 510 - Dirt (one mile south of Big
Bay). Big Bay is 25 miles north of Marquette.
- West on CR 510 three miles to Triple AAA - Turn west
- Stay left on AAA up the Camp 6 Hill - Approx five miles from 510
There will be signs from both ends starting at Skanee Road/Big Bay Road and from CR 550/CR 510.
Water Sentinels Project Director
Mackinac Chapter Sierra Club
"Speak out - even if your voice shakes."