Baltimore County Stream Watch
WANTED A FEW GOOD VOLUNTEERS
The Patapsco Heritage Greenway is searching for volunteers for the stream
watch program for the Patapsco River Valley. Adult volunteers and families
are needed that live, work or play close to streams that
flow into the Patapsco River, especially in Baltimore County. Volunteers
are needed as cleaners, walkers or watchers for a short stretch of a
CLEANER volunteers remove trash from their adopted
section in and around their section of the stream on a
quarterly basis. Cleanups can be on an individual basis
or arranged for a group cleanup with other volunteers.
WALKER volunteers regularly walk their section of
the stream and twice a year complete forms to collect
information on the health of the stream and stream bank
(visible wildlife, erosion, trash, or other environmental
WATCHER volunteers that are both cleaners and
walkers of their section of the stream and collect specific
information on any damage, pollution and/or potential
restoration opportunities observed within the stream
or stream bank.
Download our Stream
Watch Program brochure (138 Kb pdf file)
Map of cleanups and tree plantings conducted by PHG 2005-2012
For more information, contact Betsy McMillion at 410-480-0824,
see Event Calendar for
current calendar of events including stream cleanups
NOTE: Additional stream cleanup dates and locations may be
scheduled depending on group requests, number of available volunteers
and compatible dates and times.
Call 410-480-0824 day of event to make sure clean-up has not been cancelled.
To see photos of past volunteers in action, click
here to go to photoalbum.
If you would like to join hundreds of other volunteers in cleaning up
the Patapsco Valley area, please call 410-480-0824 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.