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E-M:/ Kent County Stream Search is October 13!



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Enviro-Mich message from "rivers and streams at WMEAC" <wmeacwater2@hotmail.com>
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STREAM SEARCH 2001
A fun opportunity for you to be a Citizen Scientist!

At a time when our streams are heavily affected by changes in land use,
it is critical for us to keep a close eye on them.
This is where YOU come in!

WE NEED STREAM SEARCH VOLUNTEERS!  We need your help to gather information 
about our Kent County streams. Volunteers assist trained team leaders in 
collecting scientific information in our streams. You can just show up and 
help, wading in streams wearing WMEAC's waders and catching creatures in 
nets.

Last spring over 100 volunteers turned out to help with Stream Search, and 
we gathered information on twenty-six sites all over Kent County. Families, 
individuals, college students, and high school students participated...and 
had a great time! Join us.

Fall 2001 Stream Search Event:
October 13, Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 noon.

STAGING LOCATION: The fall Stream Search will be organized from the campus 
of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. Leaders and volunteers will gather at 
8:30 a.m. to organize teams, register, and pick up equipment. Leaders return 
the equipment and data to the same location when they are finished. Enter 
the campus at the Fulton Street entrance and follow the green Stream Search 
signs. Campus map:
http://www.aquinas.edu/tour/campus_map.htm

To Register for Stream Search 2001:
Contact WMEAC with name, mailing address, phone and email.

We need this information to document your participation,
and so we can let you know about the next STREAM SEARCH!

CALL WMEAC at (616) 451-3051
FAX WMEAC at (616) 451-3054
EMAIL rivers@wmeac.org
http://www.wmeac.org

________________________
Patricia Pennell
Water Quality Specialist
Adopt-A-Stream program
West Michigan Environmental Action Council
1514 Wealthy SE Suite 280
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506
616-451-3051
fax 616-451-3054
http://www.wmeac.org
http://www.raingardens.org
rivers@wmeac.org





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