Water Forums

Forums are a way to hear the perspectives of those with unique experiences on issues that matter. All of the forums here are focused on water, but each offers a new look at specific and relevant topics.

The Story of Plastics Discussion and Q & A June 10, 2020

The Story of Plastics Discussion and Q & A June 10, 2020

The Story of Plastic

From June 1 to June 15th Making Waves partnered with the makers of the movie The Story of Plastic (https://www.storyofplastic.org/) to provide a screening and discussion opportunity.  This movie will change the way you view single-use plastics and how many of these items and not as easy as it seems to recycle.  The recorded Q & A session can viewed on the left.  If you are interested in a seeing the movie please e-mail us at mwi@gvsu.edu

The Story of Plastic Trailer

Learn how the mass production of single-use plastic has put us in the biggest environmental crisis in history.

2020 Grand River Spring Forum

lgrow spring forum


The Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds (LGROW) was pleased to put on their 17th Annual Spring Forum, featuring a morning of conversation surrounding Watershed Resiliency. The Grand River Watershed is facing threats similar to other watersheds across the state, from shifting population densities in communities to weather-related disasters for farmers. This event showcases information on key issues and allows participants to discuss the findings.


View the Presentations Here