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Lansing in Ingham County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder

Built 1981

 
 
North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler
1. North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder Marker
Inscription.  The North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder, is the sixth in a series of fish ladders on the Grand River to allow trout and salmon to migrate 184 miles from Lake Michigan to the South Lansing (Moores park) Dam. It is part of a cooperative fish management project between the City of Lansing and the State of Michigan. Funds to build it were provided by the City of Lansing, the Michigan Urban Recreational Bond Program and the Anadromous Fisheries Restoration Program. It was named in honor of William Brenke who worked tiredlessly to bring trout and Salmon to Lansing.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEnvironmentMan-Made FeaturesParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 42° 44.753′ N, 84° 32.958′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker is on Lansing River Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lansing MI 48906, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan Education Association / Michigan Association of Counties (approx. 0.2 miles away); Durant Park / Arch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Turner-Dodge House
North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler
2. North Lansing Brenke Fish Ladder
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Rogers-Carrier House (approx. half a mile away); John T. Herrmann House (approx. half a mile away); The Grand River / Grand River History (approx. half a mile away); Lansing Community College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 7, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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