PROJECT NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS
Check out these free Master Rain Gardener
Classes on You Tube
Presented by Susan Bryan & Harry Sheehan (Washtenaw County), and Shannon Gibb-Randall (Insight Design)
On-Site Tours by Street:
Wed., May 25, 2016 @ 530 pm: 3131 Creek Dr.
Wed., May 25, 2016 @ 630 pm: 3300 LaSalle Dr.
Tues., May 31, 2016 @ 530 pm: 3441 Creek Dr.
Tues., May 31, 2016 @ 630 pm: 3200 Fernwood Ave.
NEIGHBORHOOD MEETING MAY 4 2016
Scarlett Middle School
3300 Lorraine Street
Come learn about the proposed design and construction of the Swift Run: Growing Green for Clean Streams project! We will present a draft of the plan to use streets and parks to soak in rainwater. Projects include rain gardens and native plantings. We want to know what you think about the design and locations we propose. Construction is proposed to start in August 2016.
All persons are encouraged to participate in public meetings. Accommodations, including sign language interpreters, may be arranged by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 734.794.6140; via email to: email@example.com; or by written request addressed and mailed or delivered to:
City Clerk’s Office
301 E. Huron St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Requests made with less than two business days notice may not be able to be accommodated.”
June 21, 2015 – Neighborhood Meeting
What: Swift Run Neighborhood Public Meeting
Date: Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
Time: 6 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Scarlett Middle School, 3300 Lorraine St.
You’re invited to learn about the Growing Green for Swift Run project, upcoming construction in your ‘hood, and how you can participate in protecting your creek!
We will give a presentation followed by a discussion so we can answer your questions.
There will also be a free raffle to win a rain barrel and light refreshments will be served. No RSVP required. This is a free event. Please join us!
July 16, 2015 – Just Scheduled: Free Guided Tour of Mitchell Neighborhood Rain Gardens!
Huron River Watershed Council invites you to join us for a brief guided tour of Swift Run creek and a few rain gardens in your neighborhood. Please join us if you would like to:
- Get to know your neighbors
- Meet some Master Rain Gardeners
- Learn about “slowing the flow” at home
- Explore the creek
- Hear more about our Swift Run Growing Green for Clean Streams project
Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm-7:00 pm
Location: Meet at 3159 La Fere St.
Just show up!
June 22, 2015 – Have you filled out your Swift Run questionnaire yet? Please do, your opinion counts!
In order to gain insights into residents opinions and knowledge of the Swift Run Creek, HRWC has sent out a pre-project questionnaire to Mitchell residents living in the project area. Please take a moment to fill it out so that we know how best to partner with your community.
Want to fill it out online? Get your Unique Code from the mailers we sent and then click here to access the questionnaire. If you need to get your Unique Access number, email Pam Labadie here.
October 2014 – HRWC Received Grant Approval for Grow Green Swift Run
Check out our blog post announcing the funding for the project/