Local governments play a vital role in protecting our region’s lakes, rivers and streams and the natural areas that contribute to their quality—efforts that ensure clean water and vibrant communities for residents, businesses and farms.
Join us for a FREE FORUM on recent community accomplishments in protecting natural areas and water resources. Group discussions will provide opportunities to learn from each other. Huron River Watershed Council will share a toolkit of resources with attendees. A myriad of free informational brochures and pamphlets and other water quality associated related literature will be available to attendees.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
9:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Freedom Township Hall, 115081 E Pleasant Lake Rd, Manchester, MI 48158
Topics include ways to protect wetlands, woodlands, inland lakes, groundwater and other natural features through ordinances, master planning, purchase of development rights, farmland preservation and best practices, smart growth, stormwater management, green infrastructure mapping and emergency planning for pipeline safety.
Who should attend? Local government planning commissioners, elected officials, and staff; planners; environmental organizations; public safety officials; and residents concerned with safeguarding their local water resources.
Come a bit early and enjoy a free cup of coffee and a donut or two compliments of Michigan Lake and Stream Associations!
RSVP by December 5 to Kris Olsson at firstname.lastname@example.org, (734) 769-5123 x 607.
Co-sponsored by MSU Extension, Huron River Watershed Council, Freedom Township, Pleasant Lake Property Owners Assoc, Michigan Lake and Stream Associations, Washtenaw County Water Resources Commission, Citizens Respecting Our Waters, and Washtenaw County Emergency Management.