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Did you know that the Great Lakes are the biggest freshwater source in the world? Lake Erie is the most productive for fishing of all the Great Lakes. Your support helps make our streams clean, clear and healthy so they can support this complex ecosystem. By donating to PCS, you help us reach our goals of restoring rivers that lead to Lake Erie beaches that promote fishable and swimmable conditions for generations.

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Thank you to everyone who donated to PCS on #GivingTuesday.  We are grateful for your generosity and your assistance in continuing our programs to promote clean, clear, and safe water in our community.  We are excited to report that we exceeded our goal of $1500.  We would also like to thank the Toledo Community Foundation and our anonymous donor for matching your contributions 2:1.  As a small, local non-profit, we rely on the generosity of our supporters to help us to fulfill our mission.  Thank you and happy holidays!

Partners for Clean Streams, Clean Your Streams 365 Program is an extension of our Clean Your Streams Day event that takes place once a year. Although our volunteers remove tons (literally) of debris during our once a year cleanup, there are still mountains of trash floating around in and along our rivers. The Clean Your Streams 365 Program allows individuals and groups to go out, on their own time and clean up their local waterways. Partners for Clean Streams provides all of the equipment necessary to conduct a cleanup. You simply have to come and pick up a Clean Your Streams 365 Cleanup Kit from our offices. Once you are done with your cleanup, bring the kit back and pat yourself on the back for a job well done. All you have to do is email us (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or give us a call (419-874-0727) and you will be on your way to helping us keep our rivers clean, clear and safe!

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IMG 2220PCS would like to thank the 900+ volunteers who came out on Saturday, September 23rd for the 21st Annual Clean Your Streams Day! This event would not be possible without all the dedication of the volunteers, sponsors, and planning committee.  Thank you for making clean streams a priority in your community.  We have poured through the data cards and compiled the results from the day:

Volunteers: 910

Sites: 69, including one boat crew

River distance covered: 27.4 miles

Total number of trash collected: 23,798 pounds

Check our online photo album for pics from the day: http://maumeeaoc.jalbum.net/CYS%2021-1/.  We hope everyone had a positive, impactful day.  Thank you for your hard work!!

 

Our final Get the Lead Out event will be on Wednesday, August 23rd from 6-8pm at Orleans Park in Perrysburg.

Join us on our annual Water Quality Boat Cruise aboard the Sandpiper – Saturday August 5th from 3:30-5:30. We will have water resource speakers, games and prizes, and a chance to ask any questions you have about our waterways. This event is $5 per person and registration can be done online http://bit.ly/2abpkBR or by calling our office at (419) 874-0727. We will meet at the Promenade Plaza off the Jefferson Street dock in downtown Toledo. Don’t miss your opportunity to mingle and enjoy the Mighty Maumee River with us!

We are very excited to share the 2015 Annual Report with you! Explore the Report online for now and we will have hard copies to distribute in the near future. It is also available for download in a PDF version. Thank you to all who contributed to our programs, events, and river cleanups in 2015! 

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Partners for Clean Streams Inc. is striving for abundant open space and a high quality natural environment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take local ownership in their resources; and rivers, streams and lakes that are clean, clear and safe