The mission of the West Michigan Soil Erosion Control Network (WMSECN) is to protect and enhance our natural environment by promoting effective soil erosion control.

The vision of the WMSECN is to unite interested parties within the western Michigan counties of Kent, Allegan, Ottawa, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Montcalm, Barry, Ionia, and Mecosta into a group dedicated to the discovery, collection, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge toward attaining effective and economical methods and best management practices for preventing erosion of the earth.

We are located in the offices of:

Hanes Geo Components
425 36th Street SW
Wyoming, MI 49548
800 248-8230 (office)
616 530-2317 (fax)

Contact WMSECN via the Board Member Directory

or use our Contact Form.

Our Next Event

Down to Earth: Straight Talk on Soil Erosion

December 6, 2018
Kentwood Library
4950 Breton SE
Kentwood, MI

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Get perspectives from the MDEQ, Local Regulators, Developers, Contractors, and Engineers regarding their priorities, goals and objectives as they pertain to SESC.  In a panel discussion format, questions will be addressed from the perspective of the various parties involved.


Jon Braxmaier, County of Ottawa
John Casserly – Nederveld Inc.
Marv Dykema – Dykema Excavating
Jim Kalsbeek - Nederveld, Inc.
Carrie Rivette – City of Grand Rapids
Drew Sorenson – Wolverine Group
Brandie Stefanski, MDEQ

Lunch Included

Members - Free
Non-Members - $10

Industry Links




DEQ List of Enforcing Agencies (CEA, MEA, APA)

Lower Grand River Organization of Watersheds

Macatawa Area Coordinating Council (MACC)