River Givers Community Open HouseA sandhill crane is pictured with a word bubble that says "Come on by! Wednesday March 6th 4pm - 7pm Community Open House and River Givers Gathering. Circles around the bird say Stewardship Awards Presented at 5:30pm, Explore our Huron River Headquarters, Learn about our key initiatives, Meet staff and supporters, Celebrate extraordinary volunteers and partners.

Wednesday March 6th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm at the HRWC Offices, 117 North First Street, Ann Arbor, MI 

Remarks and awards presentation at 5:30pm. 

Please join us for our annual River Givers Community Open House and Gathering! This event is free, and no RSVP required. Meet HRWC staff and other river enthusiasts, tour our Huron River headquarters, celebrate our stewardship awardees, and learn more about our work and the watershed.

Light refreshments provided. Onsite and nearby parking available.

Program highlights include: 

  • Our top policy priorities in Michigan
  • Catching stormwater runoff with rain gardens
  • River recreation on the Huron River Water Trail
  • Natural areas preservation work
  • Hands-on demo of our water quality lab

Stewardship Awardees:

This year’s stewardship awards recognize extraordinary people and a high-impact program:

Alan Heavner

Alan Heavner smiling in a yellow shirt in front of a river.

Kay Stremler

Kay Stremler is smiling, sitting on a large rock wearing hiking clothes.

The Washtenaw County Rain Garden Program

A group of people in blue shirts are smiling in the sunshine, displaying a rain garden sign.

Questions? Contact Allie Schneider: aschneider@hrwc.org, (734) 769-5123.