4-22-2017 CRC Streams Cleanup on Earth Day!

Apr 16, 2017 by

Friends of Glen Providence Park is proud to be helping the Chester-Ridley-Crum Watersheds Association (CRC) with their 20th Annual Streams Cleanup, on Earth Day this year! CRC volunteers will remove trash at more than 30 sites along Chester, Ridley and Crum Creeks and their tributaries, including Broomall’s Run in Glen Providence Park.

20th Annual CRC Streams Cleanup Day

Saturday, April 22
Glen Providence Park
Main entrance, West State Street, Media
Lunch provided for volunteers at Ridley Creek State Park – see below

The Annual Streams Cleanup is just one of many activities that CRC undertakes to further its mission “To protect, conserve, and restore the natural resources of the Chester, Ridley, and Crum Creek watersheds.” This is our sixth year coordinating the CRC Streams Cleanup for Glen Providence Park.

2017 Stream Cleanup information:

  • ** Please register for the cleanup through the CRC website so they can plan for supplies. **
  • Meet at the Glen Providence Park main entrance on West State Street in Media at 9:00 am.
  • Rain or shine.
  • Gloves and bags will be provided.
  • We recommend long pants and long sleeves to protect against poison ivy and ticks.
  • If you’d like to tackle trash along the streambank, wear water shoes, boots, or old shoes!
  • CRC requires that volunteers sign a liability release. 


The CRC lunch will be held at:

Ridley Creek State Park
Pavilion 8
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Complimentary food, fun, and games for everyone!


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