When I started developing the On the Water program, I was living my dream. I created a volunteer watershed habitat improvement program that was designed to have a positive impact on freshwater and habitats throughout the state and to connect and engage Michigan residents to their natural resources by highlighting and educating the importance of…

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The OTW program hosted volunteer events that brought together many kinds of outdoor enthusiasts. From consumptive users like waterfowl hunters and anglers to non-consumptive users like birders and photographers the OTW program helped them unite in the effort to improve and protect aquatic habitat.  Continuing with the theme of bringing people together the OTW program…

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On the Water(OTW) is MUCC’s volunteer watershed habitat improvement program. It was launched in the spring of 2019 and is fully funded by the Consumers Energy Foundation. OTW is designed to have a positive impact on freshwater and habitats throughout the state and to connect and engage Michigan residents to their natural resources by highlighting…

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Volunteering with the OTW program is a rewarding and fun way to give back to your natural resources while taking care of the watershed you enjoy. Our projects are hosted all across Michigan, and we have hosted volunteer events from the Upper Peninsula to the suburbs of Detroit. The OTW program gives individuals the opportunity…

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On October 3 2020 MUCC’s On the Water program(OTW) took part in the annual Krazy for the Kazoo event in Battle Creek. Krazy for the Kazoo is an annual effort to clean up streams and rivers in the Kalamazoo River Watershed where illegal dumping and litter are big problems.  Litter has the potential to cause…

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Volunteering with the OTW program is a rewarding and fun way to give back to your natural resources while taking care of the watershed you enjoy. Our projects are hosted all across Michigan, and we have hosted volunteer events from the Upper Peninsula to the suburbs of Detroit. The OTW program gives individuals the opportunity…

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Our Manistee River Cleanup is quickly approaching! On Saturday, September 12 MUCC’s On the Water(OTW) Program is partnering with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians for a Manistee River Cleanup. Volunteers will gather at the Suicide Bend parking lot at 9:00 am and then be separated into groups to gather and remove garbage from…

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