Membership Level

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As a member of the Clinton River Watershed Council, you’ll join an active community of hundreds of individuals, businesses, community groups, and local governments who come together to protect, enhance, and celebrate the Clinton River, its watershed, and Lake St. Clair.

Your contribution goes toward activities that improve the river and quality of life in your community, such as our Stream Leaders and Adopt-a-Stream programs and our annual River Day and Clinton Clean-Up events. Private donations also help us provide one-on-one technical assistance and, presentations to hundreds of individuals, groups, businesses, and local governments each year on water quality and land management issues.


Individual, Business & Association Membership

Membership Level Donation Amount
Student / Limited Income $15.00
Individual $35.00
Family / Friend $50.00
81.5 MILE CLUB $81.50
River Steward* $100.00
River Friend $250.00
Watershed Benefactor $500.00
Stonefly $1,000.00
Brown Trout $2,500.00
Great Blue Heron $5,000.00
Mink $10,000.00

*Suggested minimum amount for business & community groups.

Government Membership

All municipalities in the Clinton River watershed are invited to join the council as government members. Governments benefit from CRWC’s work in watershed planning, permit and site plan reviews, and other technical and educational assistance.

Annual government dues are based on population size within the watershed according to the following scale:
Population Dues
Less than 10,000 $500.00
10,001 – 20,000 $1,000.00
20,001 – 30,000 $1,500.00
30,001 – 50,000 $3,000.00
50,001 – 100,000 $5,000.00
100,000 or more $7,500.00
County Agencies $5,000.00

Associate Membership Municipalities bordering the watershed are eligible for associate membership.
Associate dues are one-third the full membership rate.