Dowagiac River Environmental Condition Inventory StoryMap

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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Kowabdanawa odë kė Department obtained a Bureau of Indian Affairs Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to support a longitudinal survey of the Dowagiac River, referred to as the Environmental Condition Inventory (Inventory). The Pokagon Band worked with WaterWays|SEM, L3C and its partners to conduct the inventory in 2023 to create an online interactive resource management and outreach/education tool to share results with watershed managers, stakeholders, educators, and the public.

You can learn more about how the Inventory was conducted, take a 360-degree virtual tour of the Inventory route, use data dashboards to explore river habitat, water quality, sonar results, and view 360-degree video clips to see and hear highlights from the Inventory.