Mission Clean Stream/GM Earth Day

You can have a direct impact on the quality of the rivers and streams in your neighborhood.

Two great events, one great day. Everyone can make a difference when it comes to improving our environment.  GM Earth Day is the place to learn how.  Mission: Clean Stream is an easy way to do it. 

Volunteer for Mission: Clean Stream

Mission: Clean Stream started as a joint effort to pick up litter from publicly accessible creek areas. Today, Mission: Clean Stream has evolved into a challenge, or charge, for thousands to do some serious damage to the amount of trash in waterways across the county in just two hours. 

You can have a direct impact on the quality of the rivers and streams in your neighborhood. Sign up and come out to pick up trash and recyclables. Dress for the weather. Wear sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle. See how fast your trash bag fills up and see how much better things look because you came out.

Learn at GM Earth Day

Visit the festival at the heart of Mission: Clean Stream to learn about the environment and green goods and services. Explore work by local artisans. Learn how to get connected to, and preserve nature with activities like making upcycled crafts, exploring a model stream and seeing how pollution moves into our rivers and streams. 

There will also be plenty of hands-on activities with a particular emphasis on keeping very young children occupied while their older siblings are out on the creek. Kids can earn a very special award by learning about the environment at the festival.