- Local businesses, organizations, watershed groups, schools/classes, scout groups and other neighborhood groups can adopt a portion of Chippewa Creek for the purpose of managing litter along stream banks, shorelines and in the waterway.
- Encouraged to monitor their stream section for signs of pollution or illegal dumping and report this to the NBMCA.
- Designate a Representative over the age of 18 to act as the point of contact with the NBMCA. T
- The Adopting Group should walk the section of Chippewa Creek and the EcoPath to ensure the site conditions are appropriate for the abilities of the group’s members.
- Adopting Groups agree to collect litter along the creek and path at least twice a year.
- Each stream cleanup typically lasts for 1 – 2 hours.
- Must commit to adopting their section for a period of at least two years.
- Contact the NBMCA at least two weeks before a scheduled cleanup. At that time, the Group will be provided with gloves, trash bags, garbage pickers and other support as needed.
- Pile litter collected in a centralized location designated by the NBMCA and the NBMCA will pick it up.
- The Adopting Group agrees not to plant or remove any plants along the shoreline or banks or upland areas.
For information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
December 7, 2016