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Elk Grove Community is Cleaning Their Creeks
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Sharon Anderson made this presentation to the American River Basin Collaborative on March 18, 2021. Hope it inspires others! https://www.valleyfoothill.org/american-river-basin-collaborative-arbc/ Check the Valley Foothlls Watershed Collaborative website to see other meeting topics. Click on “Read More” for working links Elk … Continue reading

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Report on January 17, 2021 Clean-up of Woodlake Area in the American River Parkway
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Roland Brady, advisor to Sacramento Area Creeks Council, was instrumental in the success of this cean-up. The profusion of camps near our waterways is an ever-growing challenge. These camps cause great harm to our natural spaces and diminish the ability … Continue reading

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Fall 2020 Organized Cleanups
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Nearly 100 volunteers participated in 8 organized fall creek cleanups 3 tons of garbage removed from trails, creek banks, and dry creek beds. Read more…              

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Steelhead Creek trash removed fall 2019
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Check out this survey prepared by Hammerdirt. The surveyed  area (213 feet in length,) out of the entire area cleaned (1,100 feet) helps to characterize the composition of the tons of garbage volunteers removed from Steelhead Creek on September 21, … Continue reading

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Thank you to all Creek Week 2019 volunteers!
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See our final report.

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You can be a part of Creek Week!
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Creek Week starts April 6, 2018
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Visit creekweek.net to register for an April 14 clean-up site and to find out about the many actvities offered throughout the week preceding the clean-up. There is something for everyone!

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Saturday, April 14 is the Creek Week 2018 Clean-Up Date
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Please save the date Saturday, April 14 for the Sacramento County-wide clean-up of our creeks. The clean-up is from 9 until noon and will be followed by a Celebration at Carmichael Park from noon until 2. Our Creek Week website … Continue reading

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Creek Week in the Delta
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Did you know Creek Week volunteers clean garbage out of the Delta? See photos of our volunteers in this Delta Confluence article.

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Citizen Science – Trash Survey Results for Arcade Creek at Garfield Bridge
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Gary Hare had the help of Mira Loma High School students in collecting and categorizing the garbage under the bridge on the morning of the Creek Week clean-up – Saturday, April 29, 2017. Read his report for details and more pictures. … Continue reading

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