Cannon Township, Michigan

Cannon Township is a great place to live, work and do business.

Watershed Helpful Links

The following links are separated into Educational, Non-Governmental (non-Profit) Organizations, and Partner Organizations in Cannon Township, Government, and Miscellaneous Links.


Bell LIVE: The Watershed Game- This game was made by Bell Museum of Natural History and the University of Minnesota and allows you to examine issues in each area of a watershed and the impacts of the choices made -
Buffer Strips- Explains what buffer strips are and what they do-
Water- Use It Wisely. This site gives over 100 tips to conserve water and is split into four regions in the U.S. -
MDEQ Education and Stewardship- has resources that can assist educators in the development of curricula and activities about wetlands -,1607,7-135-3313_3687-10507--,00.html
MDEQ Educators page has many resources for educators -
Trees and Stormwater-an article that explains the benefits of trees in controlling stormwater runoff and erosion -
EPA Great Lakes Landscaping is a guide for native landscaping specific to the Great Lakes region -
Stream Corridor Restoration (NRCS)- tools for restoring and assessing the quality of streams and stream banks -
Water Pollution (NRDC)- articles about water pollution -
NRDC: How to Clean Up Our Water-Twelve simple ways you can help stem the tide of polluted runoff -
EPA and Weather Channel- Things to do to prevent stormwater runoff after a storm -
The Groundwater Foundation-
Rain Garden Information -
Adopt-a-stream -
Riparian Owner's Guidebook -
Non-Governmental (Non-profit) Organizations

West Michigan Environmental Action Council -
Lake Michigan Federation -
Michigan Lake & Stream Associations -
Water Environment Federation -
Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council -
The Groundwater Federation -
Surfrider Foundation -
Clean Water Network -
Great Lakes Commission -
Citizens for a Better Environment -
West Michigan Environmental Action Council -
IZAAK Walton League-
Land Conservancy of West Michigan -
Home*A*Syst Information -


Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) -
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) -
United States Geological Survey (USGS) -
USGS Water Resources of Michigan -
EPA Water Page -
EPA Wetlands -
Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA) -
Kent County Recycling/Household Hazardous Waste Information -
Illicit Discharge Interactive Demonstration -,1067,7-205-30387-92932--,00.html
After the Storm -

Miscellaneous Links

Care2 Environment Supersite- has everything from quotes and jokes to news to shopping and health tips-
Prairie Nursery- native plants and seeds for ecological gardening -

These sites sell items that help save rainwater for later use:

Garden Water Saver -

Informational PDF's

Contact Information

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