Upcoming Annual Meeting Information

June 4, 2018 – Community Room of the Jack and Alice Wirt Public Library

10:30 am – 11:30

Board meeting to immediately follow

Past Annual Meeting Information

Partnership for the Saginaw Bay Watershed Annual Meeting 2017 Announced

April 3, 2017– Bay County Building, Bay City MI

1:15 – 3 pm

Agenda items include:

Year in Review, Treasurer’s Report, Election of Officers, Keynote Speaker Josh Leisen with Huron Pines, The Year Ahead, and other business to be brought in front of the board. 

Partnership for the Saginaw Bay Watershed Annual Meeting 2016 Announced

March 29, 2016– Bay County Building, Bay City MI

2:00 – 4:00 pm

Agenda items include:

Year in Review, Treasurer’s Report,Election of Officers,The Year Ahead, and other business to be brought in front of the board.     

Partnership for the Saginaw Bay Watershed 2105Annual Meeting- Announced!

February 26th, 2015– Delta College Planetarium, Bay City, MI

3:00-4:00 p.m.  (immediately following the RC&D Celebration of Success)

Agenda items include: Adoption of 2014-2015 budget, Election of Officers and other business to be brought in front of the board.

Saginaw Bay Resource, Conservation & Development’s Annual Celebration of Success- February 26th, 2015


Saginaw Bay Resource, Conservation & Development Area, Inc. would like to remind and invite folks to our “Celebration of Success” on February 26th, 2015.  The meeting will be held at the Delta College Planetarium (100 W. Center Ave. Bay City, MI 48708). The planetarium is located across from the Doubletree hotel in down town Bay City. Please note that if you register for our meeting and plan to attend that overflow parking is available in the Doubletree parking garage, free of charge. The registration fee is $25 until 2-25-15, registration will be $30 on the day of the event and registration fee includes: lunch, breakout sessions and refreshments. Please note* those who have their membership dues paid before the meeting will receive ONE FREE registration. There will also be limited display space available. Display space is $20 until 2-25-15 and $30 on the day of the event. The display space includes: 8’ table with or without skirting and power sources are available at your request. The tentative meeting agenda goes as follows:

9-10 a.m. Welcome w/coffee & rolls

10-12 p.m. RC&D Annual Meeting

12-1 p.m. Lunch and Awards

1:15-2 p.m. Breakout sessions

2-2:15 p.m. Afternoon break w/refreshments

2:15-3 p.m. Breakout sessions

Safe trip home!

The breakout session topics will consist of:

The Kawkawlin River Watershed ongoing initiatives, Invasive Species Management, Water Trails, Land Resource Planning, Purchase Development Rights and the Partnership for the Saginaw Bay Watershed/Office of the Great Lakes discussion on the Area of Concern and Delisting of Beneficial Use Impairments.

Invitations to this meeting with registration information will be sent out in the beginning of January, so keep your eyes peeled! We look forward to seeing you in February! For more information, please contact us at:

Board of Directors Meeting – April 24, 2014

Wirt Public Library, Bay City, MI

  • The Board of Directors held a business meeting at 10:00am on April 24, 2014 at the Wirt Public Library, 500 Center Avenue, Bay City, Mi.
  • Members of the Partnership and the public were encouraged to attend, the board meeting was free and open to the public.

2014 Spring Speaker Series – April 24, 2014

Wirt Public Library, Bay City, MI

The PSBW is hosted a speaker series the afternoon of April 24 at the Wirt Public Library in Bay City.The event was free and open to the public. The speaker series focused on Saginaw Bay water quality, and featured the following speakers:

Speaker Series Agenda: Saginaw Bay Water Quality (1:00pm-3:00pm)

  • Welcome and Introductions,
    • Bill Wright, Partnership for the Saginaw Bay Watershed
  • Managing the Impact of Multiple Stressors in the Saginaw Bay,
    • Dr.Craig Stow, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    • The NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, in conjunction with several partner agencies and institutions, recently completed a study of the effects of multiple stressors on the Saginaw Bay. Stow will discuss the results of this project, highlighting aspects relating to nutrient levels, invasive species, and nuisance algae.
  • Putting Saginaw Bay Into the Regional Context: A Multi-Bay Comparison for Setting Water Quality Targets
    • Dr. Peter Esselman and Dr. Mary Anne Evans, United States Geologic Survey (USGS)
    • Through this ongoing project, the USGS, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes, will synthesize existing knowledge to determine likely outcomes associated with different nutrient levels in the Saginaw Bay as well as other embayment’s throughout the Great Lakes. The synthesis will focus on what different nutrient levels could mean to productive fisheries, algae production, and beach quality.
  • An Integrated Assessment of Beach Muck and Public Perception at the Bay City State Recreation Area
    • Dr. Donna Kashian, Wayne State University
    • Through their ongoing work, the project team is assessing professional and public perception of beach muck and aesthetics, public health, economics, and recreational impacts.
  • Question and Answer moderated by Bill Wright

This event was free and members of the public were encouraged to attend.