Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Indian Mill Creek Spring Clean Up

Saturday, May 20, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Update**

The clean up is now only a few days away!

9:00 am - Meet at West Catholic high school, north Parking lot (See attached map)
Coffee, juice, water, and donuts provided in the school’s Media Center (bathrooms will be open all morning, too!)

9:15 am - Short introduction to Indian Mill Creek
Safety Guidelines for the morning
Distribution of bags and disposable gloves, FREE t-shirt and LGROW water bottle!!
Organizing into groups

9:30 am – in the creek!!

11:30 to 12:00 noon – Regroup and make sure everyone is out of the creek and accounted for.

Things you might want to bring:

  • Extra clothes, in case you get wet
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof bag for phones and keys
  • Extra snacks

We will ask that you sign a waiver and also a photo release if you are willing to let us use your photo in our news stories.

Please pass the information along to anyone else who you think might be interested in participating in this event and receiving their FREE t-shirt and water bottle. 


The Friends of Indian Mill Creek will be having a cleanup event on May 20, 2017 from 9 am to noon. The Friends of Indian Mill Creek group identified a cleanup event as one of the top three high priority items. The Lower Grand River Organization or Watersheds will be hosting the event.

Indian Mill Creek is an urban streams and is a designated coldwater stream. The creek is listed as an impaired water body due to low fish and trout populations. A clean up event is one of the ways you can help bring the trout back to the stream.

Please join hands to improve the quality of the water of the Indian Mill Creek and bring the trout back! 

Please contact us if you would like to participate or have any questions!

An Agency of the GRAND VALLEY METROPOLITAN COUNCIL