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Feature CYS 28

Clear your calendar and Save the Date! Join Northwest Ohio's largest watershed clean-up, now in its 28th year. More information & registration link COMING SOON!


Thank you WTOL11 for bringing light to the important work that Partners for Clean Streams and our community is doing!

Check out the interview here with our Program Coordinator, Kayla Kirkpatrick. 


2Results from the 23rd Annual Clean Your Streams Day are now available. We are proud to report that over 900 volunteers removed 18,395 pounds of trash from Toledo-area waterways! To view the official fact sheet, click here. Thank you to all of our coordinators, volunteers, sponsors, and donors; this team effort was a great success!


CYS23 logoRegistration for the 23rdAnnual Clean Your Streams is officially open! Please click here to register for this event. We welcome individuals and groups to come be a part of our biggest cleanup of the year! There are 7 kickoff sites to choose from this year. If you are registering for a group of 10+, you must select a site captain for your group as we need help to keep this event running safely and smoothly. If you are unable to make it this year, please consider donating so we can keep this program going for years to come!

This year, groups that include minors (individuals younger than 18 years), will not be able to register with the UT kickoff location. If you were hoping to register at UT, please register at the Monroe Street UMC kickoff location instead; feel free to contact us with questions.

Once registered for Clean Your Streams Day, please consider signing up for our Challenges! If your registered group is comprised of mostly youth or a college student organization, then you are eligible for our Youth and Collegiate Challenges. There are 3 different challenges for Youth and Collegiate groups, and awards will be provided for the top three finishers for each; the challenges include, Most Volunteers (group with the most volunteers), Battle of the Bags (number of total bags of trash a group fills), and Awesome Effort (the average number of bags per person). For more information about the CYS challenges and how you can sign up, click here.

Registration will be open until September 13th, so sign up now!

Our 2018 Annual Report is now available! You can click here to download a pdf version of the report.  Or, you can request a printed PCS Annual Report by calling our office at (419) 874-0727.  This report does an excellent job of detailing the work done though our many partnerships in 2018.  We would also like to thank our graphic designer, Tony Schmenk, for doing a wonderful job! 

Partners for Clean Streams (PCS) has an opening for a part-time Program Coordinator immediately. Come help lead our successful stream cleanup programs and help grow our other programs. See the job description for the full details. Position is 24-28 hours a week with some weekend and evening hours necessary. Hours may grow as additional funding is secured with the busiest times from March through October.

We are looking for a detailed-oriented, dynamic leader who is committed to our small, hardworking team in Perrysburg, OH and who wants to grow with the position. This is not an internship or short-term position.

Please send cover letter & resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before July 7th. Linked In profiles are not sufficient.

Click here for full posting.


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Partners for Clean Streams Inc. is striving for abundant open space and a high quality natural environment; adequate floodwater storage capacities and flourishing wildlife; stakeholders who take local ownership in their resources; and rivers, streams and lakes that are clean, clear and safe