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 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 

Membership Levels

Communities $400
Subwatershed Groups, Organizations, & Businesses $100
Standard Member $25
Student Member $10
*Individual Subwatershed Member Free


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*Individuals of subwatershed groups can join free by filling out the Dual Membership Form.

Thank you for your interest in joining the champion watershed organization of the Lower Grand River!



  • Cascade Charter Township
  • City of East Grand Rapids
  • City of Ferrysburg
  • City of Grand Haven
  • City of Grand Rapids
  • City of Grandville
  • City of Hudsonville
  • City of Kentwood
  • City of Rockford
  • City of Walker
  • City of Wyoming
  • Crockery Lake Association
  • Forest Hills Public Schools
  • Georgetown Township
  • Grand Rapids Township
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Kent County Drain Commissioner
  • Kent County Road Commission
  • Ottawa County Water Resources Commissioner
  • Ottawa County Road Commission
  • Plainfield Township
  • Village of Sparta
  • Village of Spring Lake
  • Village of Fruitport


  • Bass River/Deer Creek
  • Bear Creek
  • Buck Creek
  • Coldwater River
  • Crockery Creek
  • Flat River 
  • Indian Mill Creek
  • Lake Creek
  • Plaster Creek
  • Rogue River
  • Sand Creek
  • Thornapple River


  • Grand Valley State University - Annis Water Resources Institute
  • The Right Place
  • Michigan Department of Environmental Quality
  • West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum
  • Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
  • Trout Unlimited
  • West Michigan Environmental Action Council
  • Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr, & Huber
  • and many individuals. 

Keep Your Lakes Great and Your River Grand!