Thanks to everyone who participated in the Rouge River Water Festival at Cranbrook Institute of Science Sept. 9-12, 2014. We had an amazing week of learning about water science and stewardship!
Above: The OCWRC Dirt Doctors teach about erosion prevention.
2014 Rouge River Water Festival Stats:
- 1,732 Students participated
- 66 Teachers and 225 Chaperones attended
- Schools from 10 communities were represented: Bloomfield Hills, Bingham Farms, Southfield, Commerce, Birmingham, Troy, Farmington Hills, Farmington, Beverly Hills and Walled Lake.
- 27 organizations presented: Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner’s Office, Waterford Township Department of Public Works, Farmington Hills Nature Center, Plymouth Technology, Organization for Bat Conservation, U.S. EPA, Clinton River Watershed Council, Friends of the Detroit River, Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc., Huron-Clinton Metroparks Mobile Learning Center, Waste Management, Southeastern Oakland County Water Authority, OHM Inc., Friends of the Rouge, UM-Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center, Macomb County Public Works Office, DTE Energy, Oakland County Parks, Detroit Water & Sewerage Dept., U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Wayne State University, Western Michigan University, U.S. Forest Service, Cranbrook Institute of Science, City of Southfield and City of Auburn Hills.
Above: Students face the challenge of fish migration in Salmon Run presented by HRC, Inc.
Stay Tuned for 2015! Go Water Festivals!