Join Friends of the Kaw
Turkey Creek Bike Ride
We will focus on cleaning up Turkey Creek from Chatlain Park south but you can enjoy riding the entire Turkey Creek Trail from 75th Street to Waterfall Park on Merriam Drive just south of Antioch. There is also a new trail section on the east side of I-35 from Antioch to Metcalf.
Streamway Cleanup at Little Mill Creek
Sunday, June 5, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Streamway Cleanup at Little Mill Creek! We will meet on the south side of Blackfish Parkway across from Summit St. (between Phlumm and Lackman.) We recommend that participants wear rain boots or waders if they have them and long sleeved shirts and pants particularly if they are allergic to poison ivy. Hats and sunscreen are also recommended.
For more information or to RSVP for the event contact:
Education Director, Laura Calwell at firstname.lastname@example.org or
913 963 3460 OR go to www.kansasriver.org.
Refreshments and supplies will be provided.
Bike Ride/Stream Cleanup Sponsored by:
Johnson County Stormwater Quality Education Grant
We have been awarded several grants this spring….we are going to be busy!
Mid America Regional Council – $,1778 to initiate our Adopt-A-Boat Ramp Program in Wyandotte County.
Unified Government of Wyandotte County – $5,000 for stormwater education in Wyandotte County.
Douglas County Natural and Cultural Heritage Grant – $13,230 to Cleanup, Restore and Fish the Kaw in Douglas County
REI, Seattle, WA – $5,000 for Kansas River cleanups.
Thank you to all of these great organizations for the opportunities to take care of our Kansas River and educate!