West Michigan Environmental Action Council

West Michigan Environmental Action Council has been West Michigan’s preeminent resource for environmental education and advocacy since 1968. We are focused on using community action to solve localized climate issues.  Founded by a diverse group of concerned citizens and organizational stakeholders, WMEAC is a non-profit, 501C3 organization uniquely positioned to respond to emerging issues andRead more ⟶

West Michigan Conservation Network

The West Michigan Conservation Network is an effective, diverse, and sustainable partnership of environmental groups, educational institutions, governmental organizations, and private citizens working to conserve and enhance our natural communities through ecosystem restoration and public education. Our Partners are working together to educate the public about environmental issues and encourage the residents of West Michigan toRead more ⟶

Plaster Creek Stewards

A collaboration of Calvin University faculty, staff, and students working with local partners to restore Plaster Creek watershed. Raising community awareness about the watershed through workshops, seminars, presentations, and volunteer workdays. Monitoring stream health through a research methods class, part of the Biology curriculum. Implementing on-the-ground habitat restoration throughout the watershed.

Kent Conservation District

Kent Conservation District is a local provider of natural resource management services that help our citizens conserve their lands and our environment for a cleaner, healthier, economically stronger Michigan. As a local, special purpose unit of government, Kent Conservation District is governed by a locally elected, five-member board of directors. The guiding philosophy of MichiganRead more ⟶

Friends of Buck Creek

Buck Creek is a rare urban trout stream and tributary of the Grand River found in Kent and Allegan counties in Michigan. Stretching 20.3 miles long, Buck Creek is a source of abundant wildlife, a vital habitat for many aquatic and semi-aquatic species, and integral for clean water. Friends of Buck Creek partners with localRead more ⟶

Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds

The Lower Grand River Watershed covers the lower portion of the Grand River that drains into Lake Michigan from Ionia County. The Grand River is the longest river in Michigan, spanning 252 miles, and was named O-wash-ta-nong, meaning Far-Away-Water, by Native Americans who lived there prior to settlement. The Lower Grand River watershed offers opportunitiesRead more ⟶

Rockford Sustainability Committee

The Rockford Sustainability Committee (SusCom) is an all volunteer-based committee that acts as an advisory group to the Rockford City Council. Each one of our committee members is a Rockford resident or business owner and is passionate about our community. The SusCom’s mission to enhance the quality of life for our community ​through environmental, social, andRead more ⟶

Grandville Environmental Sustainability Committee

The Grandville Environmental Sustainability Committee (ESC) aims to raise the level of public understanding of environmental sustainability issues and challenges in the City of Grandville, as well as best practices found in similar communities. Focus areas for the ESC include air quality, water quality, resource protection, invasive species, waste reduction, composting and energy efficiency. Based uponRead more ⟶