Retired Projects and Programs

Retired Projects and Programs

Brighton Lake Planning HRWC facilitated the development of a watershed management plan for this Livingston County watershed from 2000 to 2002, and worked with partners to implement some of the priority activities.
Chain of Lakes  Planning HRWC facilitated the development of a watershed management plan for this watershed from 2003 to 2005, and worked with partners to implement some of the priority activities. Implementation of the plan continues through the Livingston Watershed Advisory Group.
Green Infrastructure for Stormwater In 2013, HRWC held Growing Green Infrastructure Meetings with our partners throughout the county to collectively discover ways around barriers to GI implementation.
Honey Creek The goal of this project was to collect information and develop a Watershed Management Plan to foster activities that will reduce the quantity of bacteria entering Honey Creek and eventually meet water quality standards.
Kent Lake Planning HRWC facilitated the development of a watershed management plan for this Oakland County watershed from 2000 to 2002, and worked with partners to implement priority activities such as two stormwater best management practice retrofits.
Mill Creek Stabilization 2012. HRWC worked with local partners on a stream bank stabilization project on Mill Creek.
Millers Rainwater Project From 2005-2009, HRWC led an effort to reduce erosion and pollution in Millers Creek (Ann Arbor) caused by urban rainwater runoff and measured the effectiveness of using residential techniques for capturing rainwater.
Portage Creek Watershed Management  HRWC facilitated the development of a watershed management plan for this high-quality watershed in 2010. With funding under the Clean Water Act (lasting from 2012 to 2014), HRWC partnered with the townships in the watershed to implement ordinance changes to protect the creek and launched an education campaign for residents of the creekshed about the importance of maintaining natural vegetation along creek banks and lake shores.
River Scouts From 2011-2012, River Scouts were a group of novice to experienced paddlers who learned about the river, paddled the river together throughout the summer, cleaned up the river’s scenic river section, and communicated their river observations to HRWC and the Natural Rivers Program staff.
Saving Water Saves Energy From 2011-2014, in an effort to begin both mitigating and adapting to climate change the Masco Corporation Foundation and HRWC led a project to develop and disseminate a home “Saving Water Saves Energy” campaign and toolkit for distribution to households in Southeast Michigan and business partners, as well as watershed organizations across the country.



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