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Muskegon River Autumn 2016 Photos

Love the Muskegon! What a difference a week makes, from Saturday October 22…to the first snow fall of the season on the Muskegon, October 26 (photos courtesy of Julia Kirkwood).  

Press Release: MRWA plans Bigelow Creek restoration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 29, 2016 ORGANIZATION: Muskegon River Watershed Assembly CONTACT:   Julie Chamberlain, Muskegon River Watershed Assembly, Executive Director (231) 591-2334 or email chambj16@nullferris.edu   MRWA plans Bigelow Creek restoration   The Sustain our Great Lakes Program has awarded a grant to the Muskegon River Watershed Assembly (MRWA) for an extensive restoration project…
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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…
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Sunny Skies Warm Temps

We still have openings for the fun paddle on Saturday June 11th. The forecast is for sunny skies and temps in the 80’s. Should be a great day.

Fun Paddle Next Saturday June 11

We still have openings for the trip this Saturday. Perfect weather: sunny skies, low 8o’s.  Share a relaxing day on the river with residents like this  handsome guy.  We’ll paddle from Croton to Newaygo. Sure to be a great day. Sign up now.  

Recycling on wheels – coming to your town

Here is a pic of Chris, our partner from Recycle Mecosta, showing us how large the window will be on the new cardboard recycling trailer. The trailer will be moved to various business locations to help them recycle cardboard. This is made possible by DEQ Community Pollution Prevention funds.

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…
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