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One Tiny Creek at a Time…

        Here is a story about how one person is making a little difference for his community one tiny creek at a time. Backyard Creeks is an aspiring, new, open- source, non-profit company whose motto is “think Little.”. Backyard Creeks works with little groups to host volunteer […]

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The War of 1812 and The Bread and Cheese Creek

In 2009, a group of people got together and decided that they were going to do something about the pollution in Bread and Cheese Creek near Dundalk, Maryland. They created a non-profit, got sponsors and garnered partnerships with other non-profit organizations with similar goals. Oh, and by the way, they […]

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Eagle Projects Through Creeklife

Eagle Scout Medal; photo by Ben E (Flickr). The culminating achievement of the Boy Scouts of America is to earn the Eagle Scout rank. Of course, 21 merit badges are required, but a prospective Eagle must also complete a meaningful service project that benefits his community. As we have discussed […]

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Get Your Community Creek Walking

Some people look at creek walking as a fun form of exercise. Others look to a walk on the local creek as chance to meditate on nature, or maybe draw inspiration for some artistic work. Still others walk along their favorite creeks with a critical eye, watching for places where […]

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Frozen Creek Snorkeling

I had never heard of creek snorkeling before receiving a message from Keith Williams. It’s exactly what it sounds like: taking a look inside a creek using scuba gear. Now that I know what it is, I almost can’t believe that people do this–especially during winter! A recent post serves […]

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