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A Successful Creek Week 2013
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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 … Continue reading

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Creek Week 2013 Planning
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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.

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Upcoming Fall Activities for Creek Lovers
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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 … Continue reading

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2013 Creek Week Clean-Up is Saturday, April 13
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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. Some meeting materials:  Agenda 10-11-2012 Meeting Schedule … Continue reading

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Bannon Creek Clean Up
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At our annual Creek Week Celebration clean ups each April, we often hear the question, “So when can we do this again?” To which we usually have to answer… “Not until next year…” Well, one of our site leaders, Tanja … Continue reading

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Creek Week Planning
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State Water Resources – Water Molecule Journey 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 … Continue reading

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Creek Week 2012 Planning
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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, … Continue reading

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Volunteerships
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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 … Continue reading

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Creek Peeks Blog
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Welcome to Sacramento Area Creeks Council Website & Blog! The Sacramento Area Creeks Council preserves, protects, restores and maintains the natural streams in our communities through education, advocacy, financial support and technical expertise. We’d love to hear from you! Post articles, … Continue reading

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The Arcade Creek Project at Mira Loma High School
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By Alexandra Johnson Behind the brick buildings and amidst the uproar of afternoon traffic, the Arcade Creek continues to serve a unique purpose. For nearly a decade now, the Arcade Creek has been the center of a year-round science project … Continue reading

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