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Thousands of Michigan Students Turn Out to Test the State's Water


LANSING, Mich., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of students from five cities across Michigan turned out today to test the water quality of the state's rivers as part of the Earth Force Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) program, Earth Force President Vince Meldrum announced today. The GREEN program, funded by the General Motors Corporation, is celebrating its tenth anniversary in Michigan, and provides opportunities for young people to understand, improve and sustain the watershed in their community.

From Dearborn and Lake Orion to Warren, Pontiac and Lansing, the students assessed the physical condition of the area, testing for nutrients and collecting macro-invertebrate samples. Every year thousands of students across the country conduct hands-on water monitoring to assess the health of their local watersheds.   more...


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