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Lansing Rivers and River Trail Cleanup

Potter Park Zoo 1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI, United States

You won't want to miss this event. This is our third community-wide Lansing Rivers and River Trail Cleanup in the past year alone. Because of the generous support of so many, including hundreds of volunteers, our capital city's rivers, river trail, and adjoining greenways are cleaner, healthier, and more pleasant for everyone to enjoy. We […]


Sturgeon Fest 2024

Fort Gratiot Lighthouse Park 2900 Conger St, Port Huron, MI, United States

Did you know fish six feet long and one hundred years old are swimming Lake Huron, the St. Clair River and Lake St. Clair? There are fewer Lake sturgeon today than a century ago because they’re a threatened species, but of the sturgeon still roaming the Great Lakes, most of them are in the St. […]


CRWC Cleanup on the Clinton with Representative Mentzer

George George Memorial Park 40500 Moravian Dr, Clinton Twp, MI, United States

A Bi-Partisan River Clean-Up Event Hosted by Michigan Representative Mentzer and the Clinton River Watershed Council Join CRWC, Representative Mentzer, and Representative Aragona for a bi-partisan effort to improve local parks, community trails, and the Clinton River. By participating in cleanups, we prevent pollutants from entering our rivers and streams, ensuring the cleanliness of our […]


Belle Isle Cleanup

Belle Isle Aquarium 3 Inselruhe Ave, Detroit, MI, United States

In partnership with the Belle Isle Conservancy and their Keep Belle Isle Beautiful initiative, Friends of the Detroit River will be hosting a cleanup on the canals of Belle Isle. Some kayaks will be provided on a first come basis, otherwise participants are encouraged to bring their own. If you prefer to cleanup on land, […]


Canoe & Connect- Thornapple River Watershed Council

Sesquicentennial Park 91 E Main St, Middleville, MI, United States

Join fellow river enthusiasts to connect with specialists to learn about what's happening in the Thornapple River Watershed. Meet at Sesquicentennial Park Pavilion in Middleville at 1 pm for a meet and greet with watershed specialists.  Lunch will be provided.  Anyone interested in the Thornapple River is welcome to attend! OPTIONAL: Participate in a paddle […]


Empowering Students to Take Action on Invasive Species

Online Webinar

If you’re looking for a successful model for infusing invasive species education in the classroom, Lake Superior State University’s Beth Christiansen has one. “Invading Classrooms: Empowering Students to Take Action on Invasive Species” brings together students, teachers, natural resource mentors, and staff from LSSU’s Center for Freshwater Research and Education to conduct hands-on research into […]


Macatawa Water Festival

Windmill Island Gardens 1 Lincoln Ave, Holland, MI, United States

The Macatawa Water Festival will be held on Holland’s Windmill Island. This community event is designed to help people of all ages learn about our most precious natural resource, Lake Macatawa and its watershed. The festival is a benefit for Project Clarity and the Macatawa Watershed Project. Over 20 community partners and sponsors will come […]


Friends of the Looking Glass River Summer Clean Up Float

Friends of the Looking Glass River 10668 Williams Rd, Dewitt, MI, United States

Join Friends of the Looking Glass River on July 14th for their Summer River Clean-Up Float! Locations for the clean-up are still to be determined based on what area of the river needs the most attention. Check the event page on Facebook to receive updates. If you've never joined us for a clean-up, it's a […]


Freshwater Science Webinar

Online Webinar

Freshwater Science: Advancing Stormwater Management at Great Lakes Marinas with Green Infrastructure Stormwater runoff carries pollution from land into nearby bodies of water, a phenomenon made worse by more frequent and severe storms due to climate change. Meanwhile, marinas on the Great Lakes can release pollutants — oil, grease, antifreeze, and boat paint — and […]


Troubled Water Film Screening

The Garden Theater 301 Main St, Frankfort, MI, United States

Join the Groundwork Center, For Love of Water, and Oil & Water Don't Mix on Friday, July 19, at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden Theater in Frankfort for the highly anticipated Great Lakes adventure-conservation film Troubled Water. The screening will be followed by a question-and-answer session with actors and filmmakers William Wright and Chris Yahanda and the staff of the host organizations. Troubled […]