Watershed Cleanup Events and Resources

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Upcoming Events

April 1, 2017 - Project Clean Stream

Every spring, tens of thousands of volunteers come together to pick up trash from local streams, creeks, rivers, parks, and neighborhoods as part of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay’s annual Project Clean Stream — the largest cleanup event in the Chesapeake Bay region! Cleanups take place across the entire Chesapeake watershed, in all 6 Bay states and DC, from March 1 to June 9, with Project Clean Stream Day taking place on April 1.

To register a cleanup site or to find a site near you to volunteer at, visit: https://pg-cloud.com/ACB/

If you have any questions, please contact Ted Wolfe at twolfe@allianceforthebay.org, Jory Bender at jbender@allianceforthebay.org, or call us at 443-949-0575.

April 22, 2017 - 29th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup - Ballenger Creek Trail

Join the Frederick County Office of Sustainability and Environmental Resources Green Leader Brigade to clean up the Ballenger Creek Trail and Stream.    This cleanup is part of the 29th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Contact Suzanne Cliber at SCliber@FrederickCountyMD.gov for more information.


Ongoing Events

Frederick County Adopt-A-Road Program - Frederick County offers an Adopt-A-Road program to local organizations to adopt sections of Frederick County roads for litter cleanup.  The adoption lasts for two years, with an option to renew for two additional one year periods.  For more info click here.

Litter Tip Sheet
Litter and Floatables Fact Sheet