Van Buren Conservation District

Paw Paw River Watershed

The Paw Paw River Watershed encompasses approximately 445 square miles in Berrien, Kalamazoo, and Van Buren Counties.  Towns along the river include Paw Paw, Lawrence, Hartford, Watervliet, Coloma, and Benton Harbor.  The river converges with the St. Joseph River, shortly before entering Lake Michigan in Benton Harbor/ St. Joseph

Paw Paw River Watershed Management Plan (PDF; 5.5 MB)

For more information on the Paw Paw River Watershed, click here.