Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds
Mission: To discover and restore all water resources and celebrate our shared water legacy throughout our entire Grand Rier Watershed community
Vision: Safe swimming, drinking, and fishing, as well as enjoying our GrandRiver Watershed: Connecting water with life.
Watershed activities are diverse, inclusive, and collaborative
Watershed efforts are sustainable and of high quality
Watershed images and messages create a widely shared sense of legacy and heritage
Watershed methods and products are holistic and emloy a systems approach
Watershed organization and program evaluate progress and reward success
What Does LGROW do?
LGROW brings local municipalities and community stakeholders together in a unique format in order to address watershed issues within the Lower Grand River Watershed. LGROW promotes community education on the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and storm water permits (MS4s) and grants. LGROW is committeed to making the watershed an ongoing resource for everyone.
LGROW's Strategic Plan 2014-2017
LGROW Suppors the Grand River Watershed by:
Increasing appreciation of the Grand River and its tributaries
Educating communities about what they can do to imporve water quality of the river
Helping local watershed groups increase their effectiveness at a lower cost
Building collaborations that help local watershed groups increase their funding opportunities
Improving the ability of local watershed groups to market themselves
Engineering a central data repository for watershed data and information
Providing a forum for sustainability issues of social equity, environmental action, and financal responsibility
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