Grand Rapids, Mich.: Resurgence on the River

Though once headed for the sad fate of many other Rust-belt cities, this community on Michigan’s Grand River has turned its economy around by focusing on local investment and sustainable business practices.

Grand Rapids Fishermen
A proposed restoration project would remove the dams in Grand River in the heart of Grand Rapids, Mich. Meanwhile, anglers enjoy easy access to steelhead, walleye and other sport fish.
Photo Courtesy Experience Grand Rapids