Dec
4
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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Jan
10
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Feb
5
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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Feb
14
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Apr
2
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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May
9
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Jun
4
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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Aug
6
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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Sep
12
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Oct
1
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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Oct
10
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Nov
14
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Dec
3
1:30 PM13:30

Sustainability Committee Meeting

Sustainability Committee Goals

·         Assist partners in promoting sustainable agricultural best management practices and preserving high quality farmland

·         Provide information and technical assistance on green infrastructure and low impact development practices through education and demonstration projects 

·         Implement preservation and conservation practices illustrated in the Natural Connections Map

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Nov
8
3:00 PM15:00

Public Engagement Meeting

Public Engagement Committee Goals

·         To develop programs, including events, materials, and activities, that help the communities meet the educational requirements of the  National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Storm-water permits (MS4s)

·         To implement the information and education Plan of federally-approved Lower Grand River Watershed Management Plan.

·         To prepare and plan Annual forum.

·         Work closely with West Michigan Clean Air Committee to develop activities and events.

·         To work on the Groundswell Grant.

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Aug
16
10:30 AM10:30

Technical Committee Meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Review of Minutes – June 21, 2017
  3. Data Repository update
    1. Migration to eREGIS http://regis-apps-login.gvmc-regis.org/mlgrowdr
    2. Chemical and biological data entry forms
    3. Available data to enter
      1. Grand Rapids
      2. Indian Mill Creek
      3. Buck Creek
  4. Citizen Science Discussion
    1. Stream height measurements
    2. Photos of green infrastructure installations
    3. Other?
  5. USGS partnership opportunity
    1. Monitoring and evaluating impacts of BMPs
    2. Surface water/groundwater monitoring
    3. Microbiology
    4. Stream Gauge Network
    5. Grant writing
  6. Adjourn
    1. Next meeting date and location: October 18, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
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