Flint River Watershed Coalition
Rating: 4.46 stars 13 13 reviews
432 N Saginaw St Ste 1001 Ste 38 Flint MI 48502 USA
Improve and maintain environmental quality of the watershed through environmental education, collaborative problem solving and fostering cooperative interrelations between participants in programs and activities.
Flint river green - flint river green is a partnership between the frw, earthforce,the genesee intermediate school district, the lapeer intermediate school district and genesee county drain commissioner. It is an applied curriculum for middle and high school students, focusing on developing environmental awareness and stewardship through a combination of field and classroom sessions. Protecting our water resources is a valuable learning experience for students, and flint river green is an effective means or turning today's students into tomorrow's environmental stewards.
flint river and community cleanup - the flint river and community cleanup is an annual event that is in its twelth year. The purpose of the cleanup is to organize volunteers in genesee and lapeer counties to clean selcted sites on the flint river in order to improve the appearance and the ecology of the watershed. There are typically 200 to 300 volunteers in this one day annual effort in genesee and lapeer counties.
river monitoring and improvement projects - acting in a support role, the flint river watershed coalition provides staff assistance, promotional materials and educational information. Projects are designed to identify threats to water quality in a specific section of the watershed and to create a regional vision for the watershed as a whole. The flint river watershed coalition also provides general guidance related to river cleanup, benthic monitoring, and recreational activities on the flint river.
other program service expenses including local chapters
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2 people found this review helpful
I've volunteered on a number of their projects -- not every year - - and, generally, on various projects from time to time. I contribute regularly / work very hard on one of the chapters - and serve on the Board
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
several areas -- most notably in education and outreach areas - staffing the booth at expos / speaking to groups / working with students. I've seen considerable growth in the awareness of water quality and personal habits / practices
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
Flint River GREEN - the student project dealing with watershed awarness
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
One million would be nice - can't imagine $10! Like many non-profits, a great deal of our time is spent 'keeping the wolf from the door' and that takes away from out basic mission to protect, preserve and improve watershed 'best management practices'
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About every week
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