General News

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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Family Fun Paddle June 11th

Join MRWA Vice Chairman, Ken Johnson on Saturday June 11th for a 4 hour trip on the Muskegon River from Croton to Newaygo. This is a relatively non challenging but very scenic stretch of river – a great trip for beginners, new to the sport as well as experienced paddlers. More details to follow but for now… Save…
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New Shorescapes will Help Inland Lakes

Are you a lake front owner? If so, you are the first guardian to stop pollutants from entering inland lakes. A new type of planting called, Shorescaping, will help stop fertilizers, sediment and even goose waste from entering lakes. How so? Plants used in shorescaping have deep roots and absorb fertilizers and hold back sediments (think dirt…
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Match Day A Huge Success – Thank you Mecosta County!

Match Day garnered a total of $1,756.00 in donations that will help protect, preserve and restore the Muskegon River. Thank you to the Board members who assembled and staffed the booth and all of the wonderful people of Mecosta County who made a gift.