Three images side-by-side. From left: anglers participating in the Walleye Run. A walleye fish caught on a line. A tangle of fishing line removed from a Partners for Clean Streams recycling bin.Although every day is Earth Day to us, this April is packed full of volunteer opportunities. We’ve got the run-down of all the ways you can connect with us and give back to your local waterways this month.

You can always check our calendar for the latest information, but here are some highlights to look forward to.

April 16, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Clean Your Streams 365 – Erie Street Market
PCS has partnered with the Great Lakes CleanUP, a regional effort to remove marine debris from the Great Lakes, to tackle trash removal from this popular site for kayaking and relaxing by the river. Register to help out:

April 21-23, various shift times
Mercy Health Glass Cith Marathon “Green Team” – University of Toledo Campus
Help recycle and divert trash from the Ottawa River! Volunteer sign-ups are now open for the “Green Team” for the Mercy Health Glass City Marathon weekend! Sign up through the Marathon’s volunteer website. Scroll down or search for “Green Team” to find volunteer shifts. 

April 26, 5pm-9pm
PCS Fundraiser Night – Jed’s in Maumee
Join us at Jed’s in Maumee between 5pm-9pm for delicious food and drinks supporting a good cause! A portion of nightly proceeds will benefit our organization. We’re grateful to Northwest Ohio Community Shares for facilitating this opportunity.

April 30, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Clean Your Streams 365 – Orleans Park
This beautiful stretch of the Maumee River is a favorite spot for anglers, especially during the spring walleye run. At this clean up, we expect to find and remove lots of tangled fishing line (to be cleaned and recycled!) This clean-up is organized through the City of Perrysburg’s participation in the Great American Cleanup. Register here: