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Plaster Creek in the News

MLive/The Grand Rapids Press, August 1, 2014.

Plaster Creek restoration work gets another shot of federal cash

The Rapidian, July 22, 2014.

Slow it down, soak it in: Urban stormwater in Plaster Creek

The Rapidian, June 3, 2014.

Plaster Creek Stewards Summer Green Team to train youth in watershed restoration

The Rapidian, April 15, 2014.

A Healthy Plaster Creek Watershed: Magnet for birds and butterflies

The Rapidian, February 25, 2014.

Lament for 'Kee-no-shay' Creek

The Rapidian, December 3, 2013.

Caring for a shared place: restoring the water of the walleye

Catalyst Radio, November 15, 2013.

Plaster Creek Stewards work for restoration of local watershed

Christian Reformed Church Denominational newsletter, Aug. 23, 2013.

Rain Garden to Grace CRC Offices

EPA Office of Water weekly newsletter, Aug. 20, 2013.

EPA Features Plaster Creek in Michigan in Urban Water Restoration Video Series

EPA has released Urban Waters Voices, a series of 12 video interviews featuring locally led efforts to restore urban waters in communities across the United States. These videos feature local efforts and strategies to improve urban water quality while advancing local community priorities.

Also see the EPA's Urban Waters website -

In the Spotlight: Plaster Creek Stewards Watershed Restoration Project

West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) newsletter, August 15, 2013.

A Watershed Moment: Plaster Creek Stewards

This week’s Watershed Moment features Gail Heffner, director of Community Engagement at Calvin College, and Dave Warners, biology professor at Calvin College, talking about Plaster Creek Stewards.



Calvin College News & Stories, 10/15/2013

NSF grant boosts Calvin's research infrastructure

One might expect a $338,000 science grant to be able to purchase a plethora of instruments and tools for the classroom. But the recent National Science Foundation (NSF) grant procured by Calvin’s science department was just enough funding to purchase a sole instrument: the highly sophisticated Fluidigm BioMark HD. (read more)

Grand Rapids Business Journal, 10/08/2012
Cleaning up Plaster Creek will take 'watershed-wide effort'

YouTube, 08/01/2012
Stormwater Champions: Plaster Creek Stewards

Rapid Growth, 07/26/2012
Health of Plaster Creek Watershed gets $375,622 boost from DEQ grant to Calvin College, partners, 07/23/2012
Calvin College receives $375,622 state grant to help clean up Plaster Creek

Calvin College News and Stories, 07/20/2012
A $375,000 grant to improve Plaster Creek Watershed

Calvin College News and Stories, 06/24/2011
Plaster Creek Stewards Receive $58,500 from the EPA, 06/20/2011
Plaster Creek Stewards Receive $58,500 from EPA grant

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