Entries by Becky Dykhuis

Nature Appreciation Poetry Contest

Thank you for your interest in our student poetry contest open to 4th and 5th graders in Grandville Public Schools. To submit your poem, please click on the following link: Poetry Contest Submission Form For more information about the contest, click here.

Oakestown Rain Garden Dedication & Arbor Day Celebration

Join Grandville Community Tree Project, Friends of Buck Creek, City of Grandville, Grandville Public Schools, and DTE, for a nature-filled celebration the morning of Friday, April 26 at the site of Oakestown Intermediate School (formerly Grandville Middle School). Celebrate cleaner, cooler water for Buck Creek and a beautiful native plant garden, all compliments of a […]

Become a WMEAC Stream Keeper to protect our rivers!

Call for Volunteers! Aquatic “macroinvertebrates” play a very important role in our freshwater ecosystems and include organisms such as insects, clams, snails, worms, and crayfish! As a Stream Keeper, you will learn how to collect these important organisms to measure water pollution levels. WMEAC will provide you with waders, nets, procedures, and other tools necessary for our […]

2022 Watershed Management Plan

Prepared by Schrems West Michigan Trout Unlimited With support from EGLE (Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy – State of Michigan) The goal of this Watershed Management Plan (WMP) is to assist the Buck Creek community in ensuring the long-term protection and improvement of the creek and surrounding lands, with focus on the designated uses applicable […]

Adopt-a-Storm Drain

A simple thing you can do to help the watershed is to “adopt” a storm drain and keep it clear of leaves, trash, and other debris to reduce water pollution and prevent flooding. To learn more or adopt a drain in your neighborhood, visit https://www.lgrow.org/adopt-a-drain