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Flint River Stewardship Day

Save the Date!

Electronic Stewardship Day Postcard

Join us on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 from9:00 a.m. – noon 

See below for check-in locations

Groups of 6 or more please pre-register by April 20th

Individuals and groups please click here to sign up  or email Autumn Mitchell at amitchell@flintriver.org

Volunteers will each receive a free canvas bag while supplies last.

Don’t miss the after-party! Volunteer Appreciation Lunches start at Noon (details below).

 

On Saturday April 28th we will be hosting a large-scale beautification and clean up effort across the watershed during the annual Flint River Stewardship Day (formerly the Flint River & Community Cleanup). Sponsors and volunteers are still needed as we work together to facilitate stewardship at almost 20 sites across Genesee and Lapeer Counties. Activities include trash clean up, brush removal, trail maintenence, invasive species removal, a rain barrel workshop* and more!

 

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

*Rain Barrel Workshop requires pre-registration. Contact Autumn Mitchell: amitchell@flintriver.org | 810-767-9491.

Volunteer Appreciation lunches at noon at Vietnam Veterans’ Park in Genesee County and Cramton Park in Lapeer County.

 

 

Thank you Sponsors!

 All financial and in-kind donations collected for the Stewardship Day go DIRECTLY toward the costs associated with Stewardship Day, including food, and beverage for our volunteers, equipment, and garbage disposal.

Interested in sponsoring our Flint River Stewardship Day? Contact us  at info@flintriver.org or at 810-767-6490.

2018 Flint River Stewardship Day Sites

Genesee County: All volunteers please check-in at one of these 12 sites:

  1. formerly Vietnam Veterans’ Park: In partnership with the Friends of the Flint River Trail’s Annual Trail Clean Up. Downtown Flint: 2000 James P. Cole Blvd., between Hamilton & Robert T. Longway
  2. Carriagetown/Atwood Stadium: 701 University Avenue, parking lot off of First Ave. or Water St.
  3. Thread Lake, McKinley Park: McKinley Vista Center – 2999 Orville Ave., Flint, MI 48503
  4. former Flint Farmers’ Market: 420 E. Boulevard Dr., Flint, MI 48503
  5. Holloway Dam: 7411 Holloway Dr., Davison, MI 48423 – at the dam, south of the river
  6. Mott Park: Playground at Mott Park, 2402 Nolen Dr., Flint, MI 48504
  7. Gilkey Creek/Pierce School: 1101 W. Vernon Dr., Flint, MI 48503
  8. Carman Creek: Neithercut Elementary, 2010 Crestbrook Ln., Flint, MI 48507 (hand saws and loppers needed)
  9. Flushing Riverview Park: 299 S. Cherry St., Flushing, MI 48433 (near the A&W Drive-In)
  10. Flushing Township Nature Park: 8295 N. McKinley Road, Flushing, MI 48433
  11. Genesee Valley Trail: 961 Farnum Avenue, trail section includes Court Street to Farnum Avenue and beyond
  12. Neighborhood Engagement Hub: Rain Barrel Workshop* 3216 M L King Avenue south of E. Pasedena Avenue in Flint (Please bring a battery operated drill to help with assembly. Rain barrels are available on a first come, first serve basis. *Registration required through Autumn Mitchell: amitchell@flintriver.org | 810-767-9491)

 

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

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

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Volunteer Appreciation Lunches: 

Genesee County:  

NOON – 2PM

 Vietnam Veterans’ Park

(2000 James P. Cole, Flint)

Lapeer County: 

NOON – 1PM

Cramton Park

 

 

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Some of our fabulous Flint River & Community Stewardship Day volunteers!

 
Download: 2018 Flint River Stewardship Day Flyer

Download: Project Rain Barrel PowerPoint