Benefits

Benefits

Benefits

LGROW is committed to protecting our watershed communities.  We bring together members of local watersheds, governments, and environmental interests to address issues affecting the watershed and to maintain our vital resource.  Help preserve Michigan’s primary resource.

LGROW Benefits

Invitations to family friendly events like:

  • Kayaking / canoeing excursions
  • Guided hiking expeditions
  • Invasive species removal
  • Native seed collection and planting
  • Stream cleanups
  • Water quality monitoring programs
  • Educational programs with area scientists
  • Festivals
  • Farmer's markets

LGROW Accomplishments

  • Creation of a watershed management plan for the Lower Grand River
  • Creation of an LGROW website and media and marketing materials
  • Creation of citizen educational materials
  • Providing current information through events such as our Spring Forum
  • Offering a unified voice in watershed work
  • Bringing money to the West Michigan area through grants to continue watershed work

LGROW Future Goals

  • Citizen outreach and education
  • Increase membership
  • Provide technical assistance to communities and local watershed groups
  • Partnering with local municipalities and environmental organizations
  • Continue to improve watershed quality 

Make a difference and join today!

 

An Agency of the GRAND VALLEY METROPOLITAN COUNCIL