Voice of the Bay
This July, The Watershed Center will celebrate our 25th anniversary. Looking back, we have accomplished countless projects and initiatives that have kept our water clean, giving us ample reason to celebrate. But we didn’t do this alone. To celebrate properly, we wanted to go back to the beginning and reconnect with those that made our work possible. In the early ‘90s, some forward-thinking, engaged community members started meeting over brown bag lunches to talk about
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May 31, 2019 Contact: Shelli DiFranco, Director of Community Engagement, The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay 231-935-1514 ext 5 sdifranco@gtbay.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Registration Opens Tomorrow for Kids Swim for Grand Traverse Bay Traverse City, Michigan − Celebrate clean, healthy water in Grand Traverse Bay with a fun half-mile point-to-point open water swim aimed at swimmers ages 12-17 on Friday, August 9 at 6pm. Registration for the second annual Kids Swim for Grand
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Contact: Shelli DiFranco The Watershed Center sdifranco@gtbay.org 231.935.1514 ext. 5 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GRAND TRAVERSE BAY OFFICIALLY FROZEN SIXTH TIME THE BAY HAS FROZEN IN THE LAST 20 YEARS TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan – February 13, 2019 – Grand Traverse Bay officially froze on Wednesday, February 13, according to The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay. The bay is considered frozen when west bay freezes up to Power Island for at least 24 hours. In 2018, the
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Contact: Shelli DiFranco The Watershed Center sdifranco@gtbay.org 231.935.1514 ext. 5 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   DISCOVERY CENTER GREAT LAKES TO HOST VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE ON FEBRUARY 2 EVENT WILL FEATURE FIVE WATER-FOCUSED NONPROFITS TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan – January 25, 2019 – The Discovery Center – Great Lakes is hosting a volunteer open house on Saturday, February 2 from 11am – 3pm. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees are encouraged to visit
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Join The Watershed Center by submitting comments to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to keep hot, chlorinated water from the Kids Creek watershed. You can submit your comments here: https://miwaters.deq.state.mi.us/miwaters/#/external/publicnotice/info/-5582586569611917861/details Here is a draft comment: Dear Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, I have concerns over Cordia at Grand Traverse Commons’ request for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit. I stand with The Watershed Center Grand Traverse Bay and their four recommendations: 1. Require
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