Green Valleys Watershed Association is seeking volunteers to participate in a stream cleanup of the French Creek in northern Chester County.
The French Creek Clean-Up will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Earth Day, April 22. Volunteers will remove litter from the banks along the French Creek, starting in the vicinity of the Foundry Building along Main Street.
The clean-up will continue upstream at several pre-designated cleanup sites. Volunteers will meet at Green Valleys’ table at the Phoenixville Farmers Market.
The French Creek Cleanup is in its fifth year. This annual event has brought together members of the community and several organizations for a rewarding day of beautifying and protecting a local, natural resource.
The French Creek is an important part of our area’s history, culture, and environment.
The clean-up will run rain or shine. Volunteers are asked to wear clothing suitable for working outdoors in brushy areas, and to consider bringing sunscreen and bugspray.
Free clean-up supplies, including trash bags, gloves, and traffic safety vests, have been provided through the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania. Refreshments will be provided.
This event is also part of the larger Schuylkill Scrub initiative.Questions and volunteer registrations can be directed to Green Valleys Watershed Association by phone at 610-469-4900, by sending email to: email@example.com or visit the French Creek Stream Cleanup webpage.