The Western Lake Erie Basin Farmer-Led Watershed Conservation Group is pleased to kick-off in person activities once again with an Agriculture Update event at Sunrise Farms the morning of Thursday July 22 from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This event is a timely update to provide information on state programs and water quality monitoring within the basin.
This free event will provide updates for farmers on the current status of the Michigan Domestic Action Plan, Michigan State University Institute of Water Research programs, alongside open floor discussions about Heidelberg monitoring and other opportunities available to farmers within the watershed. Coffee and lunch provided. 

Learn more here.

Register by emailing or calling (517)264-4754
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Water Quality Farming:

"Farmers Helping Farmers to Protect Water Quality"

Video Series Highlighting Soil Health

Jim Hoorman, of Hoorman Soil Health Services, would have been our guest speaker at our Annual Meeting, but was able to make these videos for us after COVID-19 changed our in-person plans.
The Q & A Webinar was recorded and can be seen HERE.
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Our Purpose
  • To communicate benefits of conservation practices to the larger community.
  • To teach landowners about BMP’s (best management practices).
  • To promote more conservation practice implementation.
  • To bring more farms to MAEAP (Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program) verification.

Want to learn more about MAEAP?

Best Management Practice Implementation Grant for 2021

Western Lake Erie Basin (WLEB) Farmer-Led Conservation group encourages nutrient best management practices in the Western Lake Erie Basin

2021 Applications are available!