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Public Involvement and Education

Project: Schools Program and Rouge River Calendar Contest
Project #: RV-09
Lead Agency: Oakland Plus
Project Description:This project extended itself to area schools to inform students about the Rouge River Watershed. Festivals and other outreach activities were conducted to educate students on things such as erosion control and pollution prevention.
Project/Report Summary :The following grant supported activities are summarized in this 2005 report: Enviroscape model presentations, Dirt Doctors training, and a river calendar contest. For additional information contact Oakland Plus at http://www.oaklandplus.org/ or the Oakland County Drain Commission at http://www.oakgov.com/drain/program_service/ws_overview.html
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The purpose of these descriptions is to provide a general idea of the activities underway. Changes may occur in projects as they progress; however, you can contact the agency contact person for additional, up-to-date information.

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Other Sources of Grant Funding: Federal Funding Sources for Watershed Protection

Last Updated: 5/15/02

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The Rouge River National Wet Weather Demonstration Project is funded, in part, by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Grants #XP995743-01, -02, -03, -04, -05, -06, -07 and C-264000-01.