LOCAL EVENTS

Check here for information on local paddling events, river clean-ups, educational seminars, and other water related activities!

Earth Day Cleanup

Saturday April 24th, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

Brenke Fish Ladder, Lansing

 

Don't miss the Lansing Earth Project's first clean up of the year, celebrating Earth Day! Help clean up litter and recyclables in a safe, socially-distant way, all around Lansing!

They'll have 2 clean-up hubs set up, one at Rotary Park and another at the Brenke Fish Ladder in Old Town! Each hub will have sanitized supplies for all volunteers. Please bring a mask or face covering to wear while in crowded areas!

https://www.facebook.com/LansingEarthProject/

Michigan Water Environmental Association Watershed Summit
April 20th, 22nd, 27th, 29th, 2021
10:30pm - 12pm

Join MWEA for a virtual edition of the annual Watershed Summit! Registration is provided free of charge by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy. 

The purpose of this webinar is to:

Connect Michigan’s watershed groups 
Provide an opportunity for speakers from other organizations to share information and updates
Give attendees a chance to learn from each other
Facilitate discussion on current status, concerns, and outlooks regarding Michigan’s water environment.

Topics Include: 

Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy-Water Resources Division Update (EGLE Update)
West Michigan Sustainable Watershed Funding Project
Watershed Assessment of Detroit River Loads to Lake Erie
Addressing PFAS Contamination in the Huron River Watershed
Microplastics
Michigan PFAS Action Response Team (MPART) Presentation

http://www.viethconsulting.com/Calendar/moreinfo.php?eventid=62601