Huron River Watershed Council Offers Free Workshop On How To Get Involved With Local Clean Water Policies

From Kris Olsson

Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) is hosting a Change Makers Boot Camp on Wednesday, Jan. 16 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Washtenaw Community College, Morris Lawrence Building, RM ML150 4800 E. Huron River Drive in Ann Arbor. This free workshop will teach aspiring Change Makers basic river-friendly policies that protect clean water and how to navigate their local government’s decision-making processes.

The Change Makers Boot Camp, open to all Huron River watershed residents, will educate participants about the Huron River and its watershed, the impacts of development on clean water and natural areas, how local governments make decisions, and the many ways to connect with and influence the process. Registration is required at

A second Change Makers Boot Camp will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 29 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Wixom City Hall. Those interested can attend either Boot Camp.

The Change Maker Boot Camps are provided with support from the Americana Foundation for HRWC’s efforts to educate and inspire residents to become local leaders in their communities.

The Huron River Watershed Council (HRWC) is a nonprofit coalition of local communities, businesses, and residents established in 1965 to protect and restore the river for healthy and vibrant communities. Services include hands-on citizen education, technical assistance in policy development, and river protection and monitoring projects. HRWC leads

RiverUp! and the Huron River Water Trail initiative.

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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