Member: Ms. Marcy Colclough
Help municipalities integrate watershed management into planning efforts. Educate the public and elected officials on water quality & watershed issues. Provide capacity building, strategic planning, and grant writing for nonprofits and municipalities.
Why Marcy Loves the Lake
What is there not to love? It is beautiful and fascinating. I love learning about the complexities of Lake Michigan (its ecosytems, economies, etc.). Then use this information to protect this wonderful resource for us and future generations.
Other Lake Projects Marcy is Involved With
Developing master plan and zoning ordinance language for watershed management, water quality and wetland protection and low impact development. Conducting build-out analyses to determine the potential impact of future land use plans on water quality (runoff, nutrients and sediment). Working with the Friends of the St. Joe River Association on using a Landscape Level Wetland Function Analysis and other critiera for prioritizing wetlands for protection and restoration outreach efforts. Developing and providing public education materials for stormwater management. Participating in a fish barrier inventory project for the St. Joseph River Watershed.