Annual Buck Creek Clean Up

4th Annual Buck Creek Clean Up
Saturday, August 18
Registration and refreshments at 8:30 AM at Lemery Park in Wyoming (4212 Byron Center Ave. SW)

Calling all volunteers who are ready to help rid Buck Creek of trash and debris. Schrems Trout Unlimited and Friends of Buck Creek, in conjunction with the cities of Kentwood, Grandville, Wyoming, as well as our generous sponsors, will be hosting. Please pre register using the link HERE.

Walk ins are welcome!!!

WHERE:  Lemery Park in Wyoming (on Byron Center just north of 44th Street)

WHEN:  8:30 registration with t-shirts, donuts & coffee; 9:00 cleanup teams formed, team photo and sendoff; 9-11 cleanup; 11-12 lunch at Osgood Brewing

HOW:  Volunteers arrive at Lemery Park for check-in. Once you are checked in you will be assigned a number and a team to work with for the day. You will receive a map of your section along the creek, t-shirt, gloves and garbage collection bag. Each “team” will have one guide/leader for the day who will help answer any questions and provide guidance to volunteers. Coffee and baked goods provided by Biggby, Steenstra’s, and Marge’s Donut Den.

WHAT TO WEAR/BRING:
1. Comfortable shoes (one’s that you don’t mind getting wet/dirty!)
2. Layered clothing long shirt and pants recommended
3. Bug Spray
4. Reusable Water Bottle
5. Waders (if you have them)
Please call or contact Pete Miller if more information is needed or questions arise (517) 420-4003 peterbmiller9@gmail.com.

WHY:   A clean and healthy environment is critical to the overall health of the people that live there. This clean up is just one part of a multi-step process in assessing, improving and conserving Buck Creek.

Musical Fundraiser

Sunday, July 22 at 6:30 pm

Osgood Brewing
4051 Chicago Dr. SW, Grandville

Join us for a fun-filled evening of music with talented local artist, Rick Reuther. Purchase a snack or a meal from the menu and Osgood will donate 10% of the sales from this event to Friends of Buck Creek for this year’s clean up! No cover charge, but donations are greatly appreciated.

Art on the Creek

Art on the Creek ” is a celebration of neighbors who care about the Buck Creek /Grand River watershed and each other!  Join other concerned citizens in fundraising for preservation efforts and enjoying a wonderful day of art and companionship.