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The DEQ is giving Michigan residents a chance to help protect their state’s inland streams and lakes.
Next week Micorps is hosting it’s 10th annual Clean Water Conference. The event will include free training for participants to become volunteer water quality monitors.
Bill Dimond is an aquatic biologist at the DEQ.
He says there’s no shortage of support for Michigan water quality.
“The most important thing to me is how much people care about water quality in Michigan. Clean water is beautiful, wonderful for recreation, and also it helps financially. Clean water is valuable. So what I take away from it most is how much the people care about the water.”
The event will also feature speeches from various environmentalists for patrons to attend.
The conference is a two-day event that will be held at the Ralph A. Macmullan Center in Higgins Lake. It’s scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 27th.
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