The Huron River Watershed Council is the first and oldest river protection group in Michigan. Founded in 1965 as a public, non-profit organization, the Council is a coalition of Huron Valley residents, businesses and local governments established under Michigan's Local River Management Act (253 P.A. 1964). Since its formation, the Council has grown to be a respected voice for protection of the Huron River and its tributary streams, lakes wetlands and groundwater.

Laura Rubin is executive director.

The organization hosts its annual meeting in April. The meeting is at Matthaei Botanical Gardens starting promptly at 5:30pm on April 30, 2009.

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