Take our Watershed Community Survey NOW!

The Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) and several communities in Washtenaw and Livingston Counties have teamed up to launch an online survey at www.hrwc.org/survey to learnTake Our Survey what watershed residents think about the quality of our local water and individual efforts to protect it.

The survey takes about ten minutes to complete and participants can register for a chance to win one of ten $25 gift cards or a Flip video camera. The prize drawing will be held at the survey’s close in early February 2012.

The questions are designed to help HRWC and the participating communities evaluate their water pollution outreach and education efforts.

Results will inform such projects as the Watershed Community Calendar, a biannual piece that offers striking photos of the Huron River watershed and monthly tips for preventing pollution. The calendar has been distributed to about 38,000 residents every other year since 2003. A 2012 version is currently available for free by contacting HRWC.

Data will be compared to a similar regional survey that was mailed to homeowners in a seven county area in Southeastern Michigan back in 2004. HRWC is hoping for responses from at least 400 residents of Washtenaw and Livingston Counties respectively, from people who live in rural areas and those in larger urban communities in the watershed.

For questions please contact Pam Labadie at HRWC, plabadie@hrwc.org or (734) 769-5123 x 602.