volunteer planting

Volunteers needed to help keep the White Clay Clean!


Three stormwater basins in Newark, Delaware that were retrofitted in April 2013 are in need of some TLC. Please join us to plant some more wildflowers and grasses to keep these basins working to improve water quality and provide quality wildlife habitat. Learn more about the benefits of stormwater basin retrofits at StormwaterPA.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 from 1pm-4pm

The Hunt at Louviers neighborhood, Newark, DE

Meet at entrance to basin 1 on Cullen Drive (click for map)

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Goddard Park Rain Garden Volunteer Planting

volunteer rain garden plantingSaturday, May 17th from 9am-1pm

Goddard Park, London Grove Township

498 Wickerton Road, West Grove, PA 

Registration preferred! (see below for details)

The White Clay Creek Wild and Scenic Rivers Program needs your volunteering support to help improve the water quality in the White Clay Creek. Two rain gardens, which work to capture, infiltrate and treat polluted run off, are in need of plants.

40 volunteers are needed to plant native wildflowers and grasses along the bottom and edges of two large rain gardens. Holes will be predrilled by the township, but volunteers should also be prepared to dig small holes. Volunteers will learn about native wildflowers and grasses for rain gardens and how they help to clean our water!

The event will take place on Saturday, May 17th from 9am-1pm.  Bring comfortable clothes and boots that you wouldn't mind getting dirty and wet. If you own small shovels or garden trowels and gardening gloves please bring them since there are a limited number supplied on-site. The event will occur at Goddard Park, 498 Wickerton Road, West Grove, PA in London Grove Township. Please click here to register.

Contact mpc@whiteclay.org for more information.

Goddard Park Map