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Daniel Moffatt holds one of the TBRWC's road signs
Daniel Moffatt holds one of the TBRWC's road signs

"Entering the Thunder Bay River Watershed.” Those are the words that many travelers will be reading from their vehicles while driving main roads that intersect the watershed’s boundaries. A few years ago the Thunder Bay River Watershed Council decided to purchase the signs.  The Council took the initiative to map out road crossing points into the watershed in order to place these informative signs on the roadside. The signs have lain dormant for some years until now, but the project has been resurrected to involve area students who are studying watershed science.  Daniel Moffatt, AmeriCorps member with NE MI GLSI, has begun conversation with the council about how to get these signs erected. A few local partners have expressed interest in joining the classes to include a professional education aspect to the signage project as well. Project details will be worked out this summer and signs will be placed in the fall.  If you are interested in learning more or becoming involved, Daniel can be reached at daniel.moffatt@noaa.gov.

Created on Monday, May 14, 2012
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