How can we expand our reach?


We have talked about the variety of community activities and organizations that focus on water. To meet our vision of increasing public engagement and stewardship with our rivers, we will need to look outside of the water world to form connections that will help us create a stronger sense of place.

This list below is examples of organizations that will help us expand our reach.

  • Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)
  • Jaycees
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Area Chambers of Commerce
  • Area Farm Bureaus
  • Michigan Food & Farming Systems (MIFFS)
  • Local Businesses
    • Garden Centers/Nurseries
    • Banks & Credit Unions
    • Hardware/Home Improvement Stores
    • Grocery/Specialty Food Shops
    • Car Repair/Maintenance & Dealership
  • Girl Scouts
  • Boy Scouts
  • 4-H Clubs
  • Arts and Culture Organizations
    • REACH Art Studio
    • Greater Lansing Arts Council
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Red Cross
  • Faith Based Organizations