Currents | May 2024

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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Education May EventsDon’t worry if you missed some of the Earth Month events, there’s still more opportunities to interact with you community this month. We have 2 more exciting upcoming events that you can check out! They are also posted on our calendar.

Toledo Plant Exchange:

What: The group is co-organized by the Lucas County Master Gardeners and a partnership with the Lucas County Fairgrounds. The purpose is to share plants, educate, and introduce local organizations! Attendees are a mix of new and experienced gardeners. The public begins dropping off their plants at 8:30 am, after which they're free to peruse the booths until the exchange opens at 10.

Where: Lucas County Fairgrounds 1406 Key St. Maumee, OH 43537, in the Arts & Crafts Building

When: Saturday May 4, 2024, 8:30am-11:00am

Metroparks Toledo’s Outdoor Expo:

What: Metroparks Toledo hosts the biggest annual event of the year at Side Cut Metropark. Metroparks is for everyone, and Outdoor Expo invites the community to try tree climbing, kayaking, rock climbing, mountain biking, Kids Zone and much more. Metroparks outdoor skills experts will be on hand to guide you as you discover your next outdoor passion--regardless of ability. This is an inclusive event and staff are trained and ready to make accommodations. A low sensory zone will be available at the Lamb Center. Adaptive equipment will be readily available. Food trucks and music will be on site, so plan to make it a day in the outdoors at the Expo!

Where: Side Cut Metropark

When: Saturday May 18, 2024, 11am-4pm

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