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Infographic Native Buffer Zone Muskegon River

Native Shoreline Buffers to Protect Water Quality

By Dixie Ward, Project Manager Muskegon River Watershed Assembly [caption id="attachment_3571" align="alignleft" width="222"] Infographic: Native Buffer Zone[/caption] A shoreline buffer is an inexpensive, effective, and agreeable means to help treat typical runoff from our watershed and preserve the cleanliness of our open water bodies. Vegetation that is planted or purposely left in place next to a water body serves as...[ read more ]

Bear Lake Michigan Waterfront Home Owners Gather

Natural Shoreline Gardens Stop Pollutants Entering Lakes & Waterways

Find out what you can do for Twin, West, Middle, North and Bear Lakes and Bear Creek Waterfront owners with property on the above waterbodies can stop pollutants from entering their lakes with beautiful Natural Shoreline gardens using native plants. A free program will be offered on Saturday, August 27, from 1 pm—4:00 pm at the Shore to Shore Girl...[ read more ]

Wanted: Aquatic Invasive Species Education Coordinator

AIS Education Coordinator - The Muskegon River Watershed Assembly is seeking an independent contractor to lead Aquatic Invasive Species Education and operate boat pressure washer, for April-Sept. 2016, maximum 520 hours @ $15/hr. Must be motivated/dependable. Responsible for aquatic invasive species (AIS) activities in the Roscommon Co. area. Coordinator will recruit, train and organize volunteers in operating portable boat washing...[ read more ]

Protect Lakefront Water Quality

[caption id="attachment_3355" align="alignnone" width="232"] Attend these programs to learn how to improve water quality on your waterfront.[/caption]Property owner shoreline workshop

Tire and Electronic Collection

Free Tire and Electronic Waste Collection. When: Saturday, October 17th. Location: Recycle of Mecosta, 424 N. 4th Ave. Big Rapids, Time: 9 am - 12 Noon