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Summer 2021 Community Events 

Mill River Wetland Committee (MRWC) announces a clean up of the Rockland Road/Wilson Street pocket park on June 12 from 9:30-11:00. Bring a shovel, wheelbarrow and gloves. Sign up here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b044daeaa23a3fe3-rockland1

Community Clean Ups

MRWC  in conjunction with other like minded groups is participating in local community clean ups.  Be a part of the next one!  Sign up above!

Thanks to our volunteers who participated in our clean up events:

Sunday, April 18 – Penfield Beach Cleanup with Fairfield U LEAF (Leaders for Environmental Action at Fairfield)

Youth Programs

MRWC continues to offer a series of community programs designed for elementary age children (7-10yrs). Students are invited to explore the work of the meandering river, observe plant and animal adaptations, and inv
estigate the intricate fabric of the ecosystem around Mill River.  Click here to sign up for any of the following programs offered in May:

The Meandering River

Tail of Two Beaks

Nature’s Tapestry



Get Involved

Have a group who would like to do something positive for our community? Sign up to become Water Monitoring Warriors.  Each month, different volunteers from your organization will be provided simple equipment to take 8 tests to measure the health of a local waterway.  For more information, contact Nicole at waterwarriors@mrwc-fairfield.org.

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Volunteer

The River-Lab Program depends on volunteers like you. If you’d like to give the gift of science to the next generation, contact us to learn about how you can participate.  MRWC can use your gifts – photography, education, advocacy, administration and technology to enhance our organization and outreach.

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