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Suite 114
Flint, MI 48504
Ph: 810.767.6490
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Stewardship Day Sites

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Groups of 6 or more please pre-register by April 20th or email Autumn Mitchell at amitchell@flintriver.org

Don’t miss the after-party! Volunteer appreciation lunches start at noon. Lunch locations are marked in red on the map and are detailed below. 

Click on the map below for information about each site – location/directions, activities planned, and partner organizations.

 

Make sure to tag your 2019 social media photos:

#trashtag #flintriver

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Send pictures of your interesting and unique objects to compete for the Golden Gloves Award to amitchell@flintrover.org

 

Thank You Sponsors and Partners!

 This event would not be possible without the hard work and collaboration of our fantastic partners. Special thanks to the following partners for their extra efforts in planning this year’s event.

  • Genesee County Parks
  • Keep Genesee County Beautiful
  • the City of Flint
  • Kettering University
  • Shelton Tire and Service
  • the Friends of the Flint River Trail Chapter of the Flint River Watershed Coalition
  • Vern’s Collision
  • the Genesee Conservation District
  • the Neighborhood Engagement Hub

Additional thanks to all of our partner site coordinators for their commitment to hosting this widespread event!

Sponsorships still needed and greatly appreciated! 

2019 Flint River Stewardship Day Sites

Genesee County: All volunteers please check-in at one of these 16 sites:

GENESEE COUNTY CHECK-IN LOCATIONSFRWC PARTNER AND ACTIVITY
1Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Park

2000 James P. Cole Blvd, Flint 48503

Join the Friends of the Flint River Trail for trash and debris clean up along the Flint River Trail and lunch!
2Atwood Stadium

701 University Ave, Flint  48503

Join Kettering University staff and students for trash cleanup  near Atwood Stadium and Chevy Commons
3Thread Lake @ McKinley Park Vista Center

2999 Orville St, Flint 48503

Join Mike Herriman and Vern’s Collision for trash and debris cleanup around Thread Lake
4Old Farmers’ Market (Check in at Re-Store)

420 E Boulevard Dr, Flint 48503

Join Habitat for Humanity for trash and debris cleanup along the river from the Re-Store to Riverbank Park
5Holloway Dam Canoe Access Area

7411 Holloway Dr, Davison 48423

Distribute PFAS information and assist with trash cleanup near this popular fishing spot
6Mott Park Recreation Area

2401 Nolen Dr, Flint 48504

Join Flint Town Flyerz for trash and debris cleanup throughout the Mott Park Recreation Area
7Gilkey Creek @ Pierce School

1101 W Vernon Dr, Flint 48503

Join Applied Ecosystems for trash and debris cleanup near Pierce School and along Gilkey Creek
8Carriage Town

621 Stone St, Flint 48503

Join the Carriage Town Historic Neighborhood Association for trash and debris removal
9Kearsley Park at Donnelly Pavilion

Kearsley Park Blvd, Flint 48503

Assist with trash and debris cleanup along Gilkey Creek and throughout Kearsley Park
10 Gilkey Creek @ Applewood Estate

1400 E Kearsley St, Flint, 48503

Join Ruth Mott Foundation staff for cleanup while learning about the daylighting of Gilkey Creek
11Flint Park Lake

4699 Berger Dr, Flint  48505

Assist the Flint Park Lake Neighborhood Association with cleanup around Flint Park Lake
12For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum

2142 N Genesee Rd, Burton 48509

Join Genesee County Parks  for invasive species removal OR learn about how you can become a citizen scientist through water quality monitoring
13Flushing Riverview Park

299 S Cherry St, Flushing 48433

Join Flushing Parks and Recreation Committee for trash and debris cleanup, tree giveaways, and lunch!
14Flushing Township Nature Park

8295 N McKinley Rd, Flushing 48433

Join staff from the Genesee County Drain Commission for trash and debris clean up
15Lewis Street Eco Park Rain Garden

3101 Lewis St, Flint 48506

Join the Genesee Conservation District to learn about the installation, maintenance, and benefits of rain gardens while sprucing up the area for the season
16Neighborhood Engagement Hub**

3216 Martin Luther King Ave, Flint 48505

Activities TBD. Check back for updates.

Lapeer County: All volunteers please check-in at Cramton Park 

  • Contact Peter McCreedy at (810) 614-7594 to sign up in Lapeer! 

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Volunteer Appreciation Lunches: 

Genesee County Main Hub:  

NOON – 2PM

Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Park

(2000 James P. Cole Blvd. 48503)

 Flushing: 

NOON – 1PM

Riverview Park

Lapeer County: 

NOON – 1PM

Cramton Park