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In 1996, the Friends of the Shiawassee River was founded by a group of individuals who wanted to continue the work of Owosso resident, Jim Miner. In the 1970's, Miner organized some of the first volunteer river clean-up events in Owosso. These events inspired a generation of river stewards, and ultimately the formation of the Friends.

The Lake Huron Centre for Coastal Conservation supports the Canadian coastline of Lake Huron. "We foster communication and partnerships between environmental agencies and organizations, working towards a sustainable and resilient coast. We provide education, resources, and information on lake-wide issues and our programs reflect the inter-connectivity between land and water."

"In Muskoka, we know with our heads that water is the key to our economy and our quality of life. With our hearts, we cherish the splendor of our lakes and rivers".The Muskoka Watershed Council's goal is to preserve and enhance the air, water and terrestrial ecosystems of the watersheds in Muskoka for the environmental, health, economic, spiritual and intrinsic values they provide.

The Flint River Watershed Coalition is a membership organization that promotes citizen stewardship of our natural resources by providing our members with the sources, knowledge, and capacity necessary to protect local water quality and watershed habitat.

HRWC runs several scientific programs designed to gauge the health of the land and water throughout the watershed. In addition to these programs, stream flow studies, water quality monitoring and other river research is conducted as part of watershed management plan development and project implementation. HRWC engages in a number of projects to utilize data on the health of the watershed ...

Despite its humble origins below the Atlanta airport, the Flint River is undeniably one of the South's most precious natural resources. Generations have enjoyed the river as a resource to water communities, farms and industry alike, but also as an opportunity to experience the natural world through hunting, fishing, swimming and paddling.

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