Contact registration@crwc.org for more information or to register for one of the events listed below.

Being Green and Prepping for Spring
Location: Royal Oak Public Library
222 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067
When: March 19, 2013, 7-8 pm

Join the Clinton River Watershed Council and learn how our lawn and garden practices can help to protect
water quality. We will discuss how we care for our yards, our pets and our cars – affect the quality of our lakes, rivers and streams and what we can do to be good watershed stewards.

Join the Clinton River Watershed Council at this workshop & learn:

  • the “whys & hows” of soil testing
  • mowing & composting tips
  • how to hire a lawn care company
  • methods for including beautiful native plants in your spring landscape plans

Lots of free resources provided


Living Along the Water’s Edge
Location: Lake St. Clair Metropark Nature Center
March 18, 2013, 7-8 pm

Attention Waterfront Property Owners:
Spring is a great time to think about healthy lawn and garden care. By making small adjustments in our landscaping practices, each of us can make a big difference in the health of our creeks, lakes and rivers.

Join the Clinton River Watershed Council at this workshop & learn:

Simple steps to help protect water quality

  • How to help maintain your detention pond for water quality
  • How native plant buffers can be both beautiful additions to your landscape and effective tools for reducing
  • pollutants, soaking up excess rainwater, preventing erosion.
  • Practical “how to” process for planning and designing native lake/stream buffers and receive plant lists, sample landscape plans and other related resources.

Registration Required:
Please contact the Clinton River Watershed Council at (248) 601-0606 or registration@crwc.org for more information or to register.


Native Plants for your Yard and Water Quality
Location: Sterling Heights Nature Center
42700 Utica Rd, Sterling Heights, MI 48314-3565
When: May 11, 2013 2pm

Did you know that planting native species can improve the quality of our environment and help keep our water ways clean? Have you thought about incorporating native plants into your yard and garden? If so, join the Clinton River Watershed Council to learn about various native plants you can incorporate into your landscaping.

  • Simple steps to help protect water quality
  • How native plants can be both beautiful additions to your landscape and effective tools for reducing pollutants, soaking up excess rainwater, preventing erosion.
  • Practical “how to” process for planning and designing native gardens/landscapes and re-ceive plant lists, sample landscape plans and other related resources.

Lots of free resources provided!
Native plant seed activity for kids too!

Registration Required:
Please contact the Clinton River Watershed Council at (248) 601-0606 or registration@crwc.org for more information or to register.