EVERY Tuesday was KIDS DAY from July to October
All ages were WELCOME with their parents
TIME 7PM – 9PM
July 1st – LOVE our local rivers : Completed
- Welcome participants!
- Introduction to Save Maumee
- Trash pick-up hike on the Maumee Riverbank.
- Make your own plant books to use throughout the summer; each week adding a new plant, tree, flower, or seed, to collect and identify.
The group identified TREES: Catalpa, Red Maple and Silver Maple
July – 8 Rip-Roaring Rangers to the Rescue of the Maumee River – Completed
- Discussion focus: Why are plants important to water quality?
- Water quality demonstration
- GET YOUR HANDS DIRTY
- Add another page to your personal tree and plant identification book
- Founder, Abigail King discussion on age appropriate river topics
- Todays snacks provided by Our Generous Members:
Bill White, Lydia Lamont and Zack Doctor
July 16 The Kitchen Sink or the Drain on my Street? – completed
- Where does the water go?
- Where does the water come from?
- Where/ What is stormwater and why does it matter?
- Learn ways to help keep the water clean before it gets to the kitchen sink or the drain on our streets!
- Reading and coloring & FREE Storm Water book, courtesy of The Allen County Partnership for Water Quality!
July 23 Tour your local riverbanks – completed
- Nature Hike down on the riverbank
- Add more beautiful pages to your weekly Plant Book
- Learn about the unique characteristics of each native, non-native or invasive plant life being added to your weekly book!
- After a hike, we will take some time to share our experiences!
September 2nd – Summer Kids Fun Day with Matt Jones of Allen County Partnership for Water Quality
September 9 @ North Anthony Bridge Greenspace
September 16 @North Anthony Bridge Greenspace
September 23 @North Anthony Bridge Greenspace
September 30 – Inside at the Downtown Public Library
October 7th – Inside at Downtown Public Library
What to bring:
- Smiling faces
- Plant Workbook (if you took it home)
- REUSABLE water bottles – Save Maumee can provide a water bottle with a $1 (or more) donation
What to wear
- Long pants to keep nettles and poison ivy off legs – nettles and poison ivy are natives!
- Play shoes / Boots – Durable shoes you do not mind getting muddy.
~ Project will be canceled in the event of heavy rainstorm ~
~ The project will continue through light rain~
1st Annual Membership Meeting – Glasgow Avenue and Maumee Avenue at Memorial Park Pavilion
Seed Harvest Stats 2014: CLICK HERE