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Help protect our watersheds and drinking water

Creek Week is a time to discover and clean up our local streams. It has been celebrated in Durham since 2009, with 1,937 volunteers collecting 117,270 pounds of litter to date.

Save the Date: March 17-24, 2018



Saturday, March 17th

Clean Up-a-thon: Haw Watershed Haw river assembly

Join volunteers cleaning up trash from the banks of the Haw River, the creeks, and Jordan Lake on Saturday March 17, 2018 for the Haw River Assembly’s 27th Haw River Clean-Up-A-Thon

All day event (573)979- 1038

Emily Sutton

Cleanup on Wildlife Resources Commission's New Hope River Waterfowl Impoundment


1904 W. NC 54, 35°55'03.0"N

Fran DiGiano

New Hope Creek is a feeder stream that carries trash from Durham to Jordan Lake. Volunteers will remove trash on west side of impoundment and west side upstream accessed by Durham sewer line easement. Pre-registration required

Sandy Creek Clean Up

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Sandy Creek Park

Bob Healy

MeetUp page for Sierra Club, Headwaters Group

Clean up stream, stream bank, roads leading into park. Bags and gloves provided. Advance registration appreciated.


Bald Eagle Paddle

8:30 am

Frog Hollow Outdoors

Jordan Lake

Natasha Teasley eagle-paddles

Join us as we paddle the northern reaches of Jordan Lake in search of it’s majestic residents, the Bald Eagle. We will explore the lake for 4-5 hours and potentially paddle up to 8 miles. All participants will be in solo Transitional/Day-Touring Kayaks or Sea Kayaks. Spaces are limited to 12 participants. This trip includes: Transitional/Day-Touring Kayaks or Sea Kayaks, birding and guide service, and an awesome experience.

pre-registration required

Half and Full Day Self Guided Canoe and Kayak Trips on Jordan Lake

10am and 1:30pm


Meet us at the water for one of our weekend deliveries of boats and boards to one of our regions great local flatwater paddling destinations. Whether you’re searching out Bald Eagles on Jordan Lake, or exploring a tiny creek barely as wide as your boat in the Three Rivers Area these self-guided trip options are great for just about anyone. Meet time will depend on availability at the time of registration. Half-day trips can be on the water for up to 3.5 hrs. Full-day trips can be on the water up to 6 hrs.

pre-registration required