Protecting Northern Michigan's ​Water Resources

Watershed Protection

Northern Michigan's lakes, streams and wetlands are precious natural resources. Their protection is vital in preserving the 'Up North' character that is so special.

Areas of Protection

Watershed Protection Featured Projects

Watershed Protection News

Permeable Pavers

Porous or permeable pavement surfaces are suited for parking lots, low traffic residential streets, driveways, and sidewalks. The porous

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Green Roofs

A green roof is a low-maintenance vegetated roof system that reduces stormwater runoff by absorbing and retaining the

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Rain Gardens

What is a Rain Garden?On the surface, a rain garden looks like an attractive garden. It may support

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