In the News


2015 Howard Johnson receives TU Distinguished Service Award for Conservation

2014 Howard Johnson awarded the DNR Outstanding Project Award


2017 Cedar Day Distribution, Oscoda Herald

10 Cedars for the Au Sable
Written by Chris Engle of Irontone Press
For more information on the Huron Pine’s Landscape Stewardship Project, contact Huron Pines at

CFAS presents McLean Ace Hardware with Distinguished Service Award 2016

Cedars Distribution Day 2016

Over 50 cages reinforced with new cages; River Cleanup 2016

Helen Woodbury, stewarding cedars for 20 years

Veterans with Project Healing Waters plant cedars 2015

First Tree To Fall!
New fish cover forms in 2015 – 200 years early!

Over 50 Native Cedar Seedlings Harvested
Au Sable area residents making a difference!

3rd Annual Bamboo Bend Project plants cedars with Veterans 2014

Friends and Neighbors Help Take Care of the River
David Miller, July 27, 2000, Traverse City Record Eagle

Survival of the Northern White Cedar
Howard N. Johnson, December 4, 1999, River Watch

The Cedar Tree
Author unknown, found in the archives of Bay Mills Community College


Beautiful video of what CFAS does and how we do it!

SEEDS afterschool program in Kalkaska hosts a cedar planting 2014