Saturday, April 8, 2017 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM*

Gliding through rolling hills, farms and forests, large and small towns, the Brandywine, White Clay, and Red Clay Creeks, and Christina River constitute the watershed of the Christina River Basin, before continuing into the Delaware River.  This watershed provides more than 75% of the water supply for residents and businesses in New Castle County, Delaware.

The Christina River Watershed Cleanup’s mission has always been the removal of man-made debris from within this beautiful watershed, while raising public awareness for pollution prevention.  Since the Cleanup began in 1992, more than 360 tons of tires, appliances, household items, and other trash have been cleared from within the watershed.

Join hundreds of volunteers and help clean the single most important natural resource in our region!  A solid effort is needed each year to keep each of these waterways as free from debris as possible while also improving wildlife habitat.

Do you have a few hours to spend along Naamans Creek in northern Delaware?  How about you and your coworkers volunteering near I-95 within Churchmans Marsh?  What about a little time working near White Clay Creek, in Delaware or Pennsylvania?

* Please note the new ending time of 11:00 AM for the 2017 Cleanup *

Naamans Creek

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Meeting Place: East end of F & N Shopping Center (behind Sweeney’s Bakery).

Meet for lunch at 11:30 AM!

Directions: Take I-95 or Route 141 to Route 202 North. Follow 202 and turn onto Route 92 / Naamans Road. Cross Grubb Road and then Foulk Road. Turn right into shopping center.

 

 

City of Wilmington

Meeting Place: East 7th Street Park

Directions from 4th Street in Wilmington: Turn onto Swedes Landing Road. Make a right onto 7th Street. Follow the road towards the former Up the Creek Restaurant and stay right at the fork in the road. East 7th Street Park is on the right at the end of the road.