We've assembled some of our most frequently asked questions here in hopes that they answers yours.
Our membership program allows individuals, families, businesses, and organizations to support the vital work that OCWC does on a continual basis in Oak Creek. We hope you will recognize the importance of this work and help OCWC attain its goal of protecting Oak Creek and keeping the waters clean by joining our membership.
Volunteering can take shape in many forms, so with each of us giving a small amount of our time – we are able to make a huge difference!
Every member of OCWC appreciates the value of time as it is our most precious commodity to give. We hope you will be active in your participation as a member, and know that your time and effort will help us collectively add another building block to the foundation of service we provide to the Oak Creek Watershed community.
Follow us online at our various social networks, including Facebook, to get updates on events happening throughout the watershed; policy items affecting our rivers; see beautiful pictures of Oak Creek and its tributaries; hear from our members; and more!
We love hearing from you and these networks are a place where you can join the conversation. We welcome you to share your own photos, videos, comments and more. See you there!
Volunteering while on vacation is not a new concept. Mission trips have long been a popular summer vacation activity for church and school groups. Today, the opportunities are stronger than ever, with new and exciting opportunities available for travelers to expand their horizons and give back to the community.
A few hours, a few days, a few months, a few years… Different volunteer opportunities require different amounts of time. We will do our best to work with you and whatever amount of time you have available to help Oak Creek and its watershed.
Yes. Our everyday activities can really add up. Everything we do in our watershed affects the health of our local water bodies. Here are some things you can do to help keep our rivers clean and healthy.
- Pick up your dog waste and dispose of properly
- Use appropriate toilet facilities
- Discard litter and recyclables into proper receptacles
- Learn more about the Oak Creek Watershed on this website and stay up to date with future events on our calendar HERE!
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Friends of Oak Creek are the core volunteer force of the Oak Creek Watershed Council. They are the heart of all our work around the Oak Creek area. If you are looking for a closer connection to your community and the environment, the Friends of Oak Creek are for you!
Friends of Oak Creek orchestrate creek and trailhead cleanups, make school presentations, assist OCWC staff in administrative tasks, collect water samples for our water sample studies (see link), participate in community events, conduct tabling/outreach in various on-site locations along the creek and work on numerous special projects that help keep our watershed clean.
Join us by signing up as a Volunteer Local and leave your legacy as a Friend of Oak Creek!
Every member of the Oak Creek Watershed Council appreciates the value of time as a precious commodity to give. We hope you will be active in your participation as a volunteer, and know that your time and effort will help us collectively add another building block to the foundation of service we provide to the Oak Creek Watershed community.