A small stream cuts through green vegetation under a blue sky.
GRAND RIVER FEN PRESERVE The headwaters of Michigan's longest river, the Grand, are protected by TNC as the Grand River Fen Preserve. © Jason Whalen

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Grand River Water Festival


The 10th annual Grand River Water Festival is a free-of-charge, day long music driven environmental festival featuring traditional folk, country, bluegrass, Cajun, blues and world beat music, performed by Michigan musicians. The festival uses music and activities to draw together a broad audience from across West Michigan, who are then educated on water quality issues by speakers from diverse environmental groups between bands.

There are opportunities to be further educated on environmental organizations, to activate and volunteer to worthy environmental causes, to purchase quality environmentally-conscious goods and food from vendors and to support the musicians at the merchandise booth. It is a holistic music festival on all levels, with a great deal of heart!

Stop by TNC's booth to learn more about our efforts to protect Michigan's longest river, the Grand, starting with its headwaters at our Grand River Fen Preserve.

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