Help restore the Macatawa watershed

Attend the Macatawa Water Festival July 9th at Windmill Island

Holland, Mich. (WOOD) – Help preserve our freshwater resources like Holland’s Lake Macatawa and its watershed. Attend the Macatawa Water Festival on Saturday July 9th at Windmill Island in Holland.

Learn more about Project Clarity and its mission to improve the health and clarity of Lake Macatawa and the Macatawa Watershed. This is a community wide partnership that will benefit residents and businesses in the Holland and Zeeland area even if they are not located on Lake Macatawa.

By slowing down the water and reducing the amount of sediment and the nutrients that currently pollute them, this project can impact the water quality and help the economy, environment and community as a whole.

Benefits can include increased tourism, water based recreation, and possible water front development. Wetland restoration will increase the presence and health of wildlife habitats.

Find out more about Project Clarity at the Macatawa Water Festival, which is free event that everyone is invited to attend. This event will have education opportunities, workshops and land and water activities for the whole family and is from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Holland’s Windmill Island.

Grand Valley State University is proud to partner with Presenting sponsor Meijer and The Outdoor Discovery Center to help put on this event.

Find out more about the Macatawa Water Festival.

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