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Now is the perfect time to get involved with protecting our freshwater resources with volunteer events, free training and education classes and family-friendly activities throughout the year!


The Clinton River Watershed Council is proud to celebrate fifty years of protecting clean water. Join us as we celebrate 50 years of clean water!


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1960’s: The Michigan DNR conducted a fish survey and found no living fish from Lake St. Clair to the City of Pontiac
1971: CRWC established as a 501(c)3 non-profit
1987: CRWC designated as an AOC
1992: Stream Leaders launched
1998: First River Day & Adopt-A-Stream monitoring began
2001: First Clinton Cleanup & CRCCP established
2003: First Stonefly Search
2012: Weekly Clean began
2013: WaterTowns program launched
2018: First Trash Runs
2020: Clinton River designated an official water trail by the DNR


March: River Rally- March 23

April: Annual Meeting- April 28

May: Fly Fishing Workshop (TBD)

Rain Barrel Sale

Adopt-A-Stream Spring Monitoring: May 7, 2022

June: River Day & Native Plant Sale

June 11, 2022

July: Zoo Walk- July 23, 2022

August: Paddling workshop / recreation paddle (TBD)

September: Crafts on the Clinton & Clinton Cleanup

October: Fall Adopt-A-Stream, Fall Native Plant Sale

November: Adopt-A-Stream Summit & Volunteer appreciation event


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