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Saturday, April 1, 2017
~Project Clean Stream
Various Locations and Times, contact Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, For more information and to join the movement to restore and protect our local waterways, call 443-385-0511 or email firstname.lastname@example.org For full article, see http://www.dorchesterbanner.com/dorchester/no-fooling-project-clean-stream-april-1/
Locations in Cambridge/Dorchester will be:
9 a.m. Cambridge Cannery Park, Meeting location will be 407 Dorchester Avenue, Cambridge, MD to clean up the stream bed and general watershed area on property between Washington and Cedar Streets in Cambridge
9 am: Long Wharf Park, Cambridge, Contact: Judd Vickers, 410-228-5863, email@example.com
9 am: Great Marsh Park, Cambridge, Contact: Patrick Allen, 410-221-0444, Patrick.firstname.lastname@example.org
9 am: Town of Vienna waterways & ditches, Contact: Beth Ann, 410-228-7134, email@example.com
****BE SURE TO CONTACT THE MID-SHORE RIVERKEEPER CONSERVANCY BEFORE GOING TO CONFIRM TIMES AND LOCATIONS***
Dorchester County Communities Rally for Project Clean Stream
On Saturday, April 1st, citizen volunteers, local officials, organizations and businesses will join Project Clean Stream, a Chesapeake watershed-wide cleanup effort. Started by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, Project Clean Stream brings together tens of thousands of volunteers from New York to Virginia to clean up local streams and neighborhoods in one of the largest cleanup events in the Chesapeake Bay region. This year Dorchester County is increasing its participation with multiple cleanup sites across Cambridge and Vienna. With more cleanup locations comes the need for more community volunteers to take action!
In 2016, regional coordinator Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy recorded over 8,500 pounds of trash removed from local streams, rivers, and neighborhood streets across 19 cleanup sites across the Midshore region. This year, Dorchester County has increased its cleanup locations due to support from city commissioners through the Cambridge Association of Neighborhoods, city Green Teams, and local community organizations, including Choptank Heritage Trail, Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth, Cambridge Multi-Sport, and Cambridge Sail and Power Squadron.
Join the movement to restore and protect our local waterways. Visit pg-cloud.com/ACB/ to view an online map of cleanup locations and sign up to volunteer. Interested volunteers can also contact Suzanne@midshoreriverkeeper.org or call 443-385-0511 to sign up for a location, or create their own team. Happy spring cleaning
Cutline: Volunteers from Dorchester Chamber of Commerce and University of Maryland Horn Point clean up the roadside ditches along Love Point Road in 2016.