• Restore the integrity of a 22.5 mile stretch of the Grand River to allow shallow-draft navigation for safe recreational boating in Kent and Ottawa Counties (optimal draft of five feet);
  • Expand the local economy through enhanced tourism, new business ventures and job creation;
  • Protect and improve water quality and wildlife habitat (see A Strategic Plan of Action);
  • Facilitate the development of a comprehensive Grand River Waterway Corridor Plan as a stewardship legacy.

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