2022-2023 Flint River GREEN Program


  • Spring testing window: Collect stream data any time between April 17 – May 5, 2023. This is a strict window.
  • Student Summit will be held May 25, 2023 at Mott Community College
  • All supplies are due back to the FRWC office, and all field data should be submitted to the website no later than June 9, 2023.


All training related to GREEN is free-of-charge for teachers in the Flint River watershed who have also registered in the program thanks to our generous sponsors. Participants must first register for the 2022-2023 program before registering for the following training opportunities. All new teachers must complete the 3-hour GREEN Training Module before receiving supplies.

  • GREEN Training Module: (asynchronous – virtual) An introduction to program logistics and timelines, testing procedures, classroom resources, and role expectations. Register Now.


  • History of the Flint River: (asynchronous – virtual) A highly interactive Google Slide Deck built for students that guides the learner to discover human impacts on the Flint River from pre-settlement to the current day. Teachers will receive Teacher Slide Deck for each student slide set completed. You do not need to complete the entire deck for credit. Duration: 0-5 hours, depending on the number of slide sets completed. Register Now.


  • GREEN Professional Development: (in person) February 20 | 9 AM – 3 PM.  Participants will participate in an interactive panel discussion with former youth participants in the GREEN program and provide feedback and perspectives on youth engagement and voice. Participants will explore water quality topics related to environmental justice, equity, and access to recreation through social, economic, and scientific lenses. The PD will be offered in a face-to-face format. Register Now

  • Hands-On Water Quality Test Kit Refresher and Mentor & Teacher Meet-Up: (in person)  March 7, 2023 | 4 PM – 6:30 PM. Meet with program staff and expert mentors as you use each test kit, explore stream scenarios, and analyze results. Prerequisite: GREEN Training Module completion. Register Now.



  • Student Summit: May 25 at Mott Community College