Each year the WRC sponsors and participates in a number of environmental and watershed-related educational programs and events. Highlighted below are some of these events. For additional information, contact the WRC at 248-858-0958.

Rouge River Water Festival at Cranbrook Institute of Science
Sept. 9 - 12, 2014

The 2014 Rouge River Water Festival at Cranbrook Institute of Science accommodates up to 2,000 students. The water festival is a half-day educational experience for students from Rouge River Watershed community schools in Oakland County. Students will learn about the central role water and the Rouge River play within their region. Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, situated on three sub-branches of the Rouge River, offers an outstanding learning environment.

2nd Annual Storm Water Summit
Friday, October 3, 2014, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lawrence Technological University

Our 2014 Storm Water Summit is a Southeast Michigan regional gathering of government, industry, and community stakeholders interested in learning and sharing the latest technologies, new rules, and collaborative efforts around storm water issues. Everyone is welcome, but we are limited to the first 300 registrants.

Cost is $20.00 and includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Registration and agenda available here.

2015 Kids' Clean Water Calendar Contest

Entries being received now through Friday, October 3rd, 2014!

Entry form and details here!
Please contact Jacy Garrison with any further questions at 248-858-5264 or email

Last year's winning drawings can be viewed here.