Mark your calendar for April 12, 2014.
Volunteers will clean Sacramento region creeks from 9 until noon.
Then all are invited to the Celebration at Carmichael Park for a hot dog lunch & entertainment.
Volunteer registration will open March 1 at http://www.creekweek.net/
Check the Creek Week web site for other Creek Week activities that will start April 4, 2014.
Thank you to the 2,500 volunteers who cleaned Sacramento County’s creeks this spring. They removed close to 20 tons of garbage along 35 miles of waterway. The larger than normal garbage haul was due mostly to new clean-up locations in the Delta and Rancho Cordova.
You are welcome to help with the planning of Creek Week. Check here for the latest.
Meeting notes for October 11, 2012 Next meeting is Thursday, November 8 at 7:30 a.m.
Choose from indoor and outdoor activities – work or play.
Sacramento Area Creeks Council board meets at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 17 at 4855 Hamilton Street. Please join us and learn about how you can help us continue our work for Sacramento’s creeks.
Visit our exhibit at Nature Fest on Saturday, October 7 from 10 until 3 at Effie Yeaw nature Center on the American River.
Creek Week 2013 Planning Committee meets for the first time at 7″30 am on Thursday, October 11. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor as we begin the six-month planning process. Call Alta at 916 454-4544 if you would like to join the planning effort. It’s rewarding and fun to work with the wonderful people on this committee!
Sacramento Area Creeks Council board meets at 6:30 pm on Monday, October 15 at 4855 Hamilton Street. Please join us and learn about how you can help us continue our work for Sacramento’s creeks.
Cruise the Creek from 10 am until noon on Sunday, October 21 at Del Meyer Park in Elk Grove. Join the Laguna Creek Watershed Council for a docent led bike tour along Elk Grove’s Laguna Creek. Tour will include stops along the trail with educational talks about creek flow, wetlands, aquatic plants, creek wildlife and other topics.
The first planning meeting will be on Thursday, October 11 at 7:30 a.m. Location: 2020 L Street, AECOM’s 4th floor conference room. Please consider helping us plan this great service & environmental event.
Anyone is welcome to check the blog to see how the planning is coming along. Here are the notes from our first meeting. Also a list of upcoming meeting topics, committee descriptions and a planning timeline. Committee members may want to use these Creek Week Planning blog posts to access planning materials. We can have discussions here and even make decisions between meetings.
Thank you to the Creek Week committee for serving.
Creek Week offers families, clubs, businesses, service organizations and any concerned individuals a chance to volunteer outdoors – to do worthwhile community service, learn and have fun!
Creek Week planning committee meetings are the first Thursday morning from 7:30 until 8:30 October through March. All Planning meetings will be held at 2020 L Street, Suite 400 in the AECOM conference room.
Splash Off on Friday, April 6, 11 to noon.
Clean-Up on Saturday, April 14, 9 until noon.
Celebration on Saturday, April 14, noon until 2:00.
Volunteers Wanted! If you would like to volunteer for SACC, please post on our blog! Also, if you would like to post a volunteer opportunity related to creeks, environment, green jobs, etc., please post the information on our Creek Peeks Blog under the “Volunteerships” category! We look forward to hearing from you.
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