Michigan Volunteer River,
Stream and Creek Cleanup Program

For More Information

Laura Kaminski
Grants and Contracts Manager
Great Lakes Commission
734-971-9135
[email protected]

Marcy Knoll Wilmes
Senior Aquatic Biologist
EGLE
517-342-4348
[email protected]

Calendar of Cleanup Events

May 2019

Project Name: Huron River Coordinated Cleanups
Event Date: May – August (ongoing)
Watershed: Huron River, Mill Creek
County: Washtenaw
Contact: Jason Frenzel, Huron River Watershed Council, (734) 769-5123, [email protected]

Project Name: Rouge Rescue River Cleanup
Event Date: May 18th
Watershed: Rouge River
County: Wayne, Oakland
Contact: Chris O’Meara, Alliance of Rouge Communities, (734) 272-0289, [email protected]

Project Name: Whetstone Brook Cleanup
Event Date: May 18th
Watershed: Whetstone Brook
County: Marquette
Contact: Jaimi Cawley, Marquette County Conservation District, (906) 226-8871, [email protected]

Project Name: 15th Annual Boardman River Clean Sweep – 2019
Event Date: May 25th (with additional dates in July – see below)
Watershed: Boardman River
County: Grand Traverse
Contact: Steve Largent, Grand Traverse Conservation District, (231) 883-9960, [email protected]

Project Name: 12th Annual Upper Platte River Clean Sweep
Event Date: May 30th
Watershed: Platte River
County: Benzie
Contact: Tad Peacock, Benzie Conservation District, (231) 882-4391, [email protected]

 

June 2019

Project Name: Huron River Coordinated Cleanups
Event Date: May – August (ongoing)
Watershed: Huron River, Mill Creek
County: Washtenaw
Contact: Jason Frenzel, Huron River Watershed Council, (734) 769-5123, [email protected]

Project Name: River Country Cleanup 2019
Event Date: June 1st, 15th, and 29th (with additional dates in July and August – see below)
Watershed: Prairie, Pigeon, and Fawn Rivers
County: St. Joseph
Contact: Shaun Grace, St. Joseph County Conservation District, (269) 506-1336, [email protected]

Project Name: 8th Annual Betsie River Clean Sweep
Event Date: June 8th
Watershed: Betsie River
County: Benzie
Contact: Tad Peacock, Benzie Conservation District, (231) 882-4391, [email protected]

Project Name: 2019 Swan Creek Cleanup
Event Date: June 9th
Watershed: Swan Creek
County: Monroe
Contact: Danny Swindle, Village of Estral Beach, (734) 915-5857, [email protected]

 

July 2019

Project Name: Huron River Coordinated Cleanups
Event Date: May – August (ongoing)
Watershed: Huron River, Mill Creek
County: Washtenaw, Monroe
Contact: Jason Frenzel, Huron River Watershed Council, (734) 769-5123, [email protected]

Project Name: 15th Annual Boardman River Clean Sweep – 2019
Event Date: July 5th
Watershed: Boardman River
County: Grand Traverse
Contact: Steve Largent, Grand Traverse Conservation District, (231) 883-9960, [email protected]

Project Name: Cedar River Cleanup 2019
Event Date: July 11th
Watershed: Cedar River
County: Gladwin
Contact: Mindee Goodrum, Little Forks Conservancy (989) 835-4886, [email protected], or Tristan Hewitt, Gladwin Conservation District, (989) 426-9461, [email protected]

Project Name: River Country Cleanup 2019
Event Date: July 13th and 27th (with additional dates in August – see below)
Watershed: Prairie, Pigeon, and Fawn Rivers
County: St. Joseph
Contact: Shaun Grace, St. Joseph County Conservation District, (269) 506-1336, [email protected]

Project Name: Michigan State University Red Cedar River Cleanup Phase 1
Event Date:
July 13th
Watershed:
Red Cedar River
County:
Ingham
Contact:
Matt Bailey, Michigan State University Landscape Services, (517) 884-2328, [email protected]

Project Name: First Annual Ecorse Creek Cleanup
Event Date:
July 13th
Watershed:
Ecorse Creek
County:
Wayne
Contact:
Richard Marsh, City of Ecorse, (313) 386-2520, [email protected]

Project Name: Ashmun Creek Cleanup
Event Date: July 20th
Watershed: Ashmun Creek
County: Chippewa
Contact: Barb Light, LSSU CFRE, (906) 635-2745, [email protected]

Project Name: 24th Annual Shiawassee River Cleanup
Event Date: July 27th
Watershed: Shiawassee River
County: Shiawassee
Contact: Larry Johnson, Shiawassee County Health Department, (989) 743-2318, [email protected]

 

August 2019

Project Name: Huron River Coordinated Cleanups
Event Date: May – August (ongoing)
Watershed: Huron River
County: Washtenaw, Monroe
Contact: Jason Frenzel, Huron River Watershed Council, (734) 769-5123, [email protected]

Project Name: Healing the Bear – Bear River Cleanup
Event Date: August 3rd
Watershed: Bear River
County: Emmet
Contact: Kendall Klingelsmith, City of Petoskey Dept. of Parks and Recreation, (231) 347-2500, [email protected]

Project Name: River Country Cleanup 2019
Event Date: August 10th
Watershed: Prairie, Pigeon, and Fawn Rivers
County: St. Joseph
Contact: Shaun Grace, St. Joseph County Conservation District, (269) 506-1336, [email protected]

Project Name: 2019 River Raisin Cleanup
Event Date:
August 10th
Watershed:
River Raisin
County:
Monroe
Contact:
Barry LaRoy, City of Monroe, (734) 384-9122, [email protected]

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