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From Peter’s Creek, to Silas Creek, many smaller creeks and the mighty Yadkin River, Forsyth County is blessed with abundant waterways and wildlife. Learn more about them during Forsyth Creek Week, held this year on March 23 – 31, 2019.
Organized by the City of Winston-Salem, the event offers educational activities, hands-on workshops, photo contests, cleanups, book discussions and more fun activities to “discover, explore and help” our Forsyth waterways.
Activities include bike rides, bird walks, films, fishing, stand-up paddle boarding, Segway rides and trivia night, speakers, rain garden workshops, teacher and school workshops, stormwater solutions, medicine drops, creek cleanups, a planting party, a photo contest and more. To join in the Forsyth Creek Week fun and for more information, visit forsythcreekweek.squarespace.com.
Great American Cleanup
Creek Week activities include the Great American Cleanup Saturday, April 6th from 9 am-noon in neighborhoods across Winston-Salem, Kernersville and Clemmons. Individuals and groups can volunteer to help cleanup our local waterways and neighborhoods. The City of Winston-Salem will provide cleanup supplies and a pizza lunch for those registered.
To volunteer with the Great American Cleanup, register here.
To help clean up Clemmons area streams and roads in late March, register by calling (336) 766-9170.
What is your favorite Creek Week activity?
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