Forsyth County “Creek Week” activities (March 16 – 23, 2013) www.forsythcreekweek.org
Water is a vital – and finite – resource for all living creatures, including all of us in Forsyth County. “Creek Week” is designed to help “connect the dots” in recognizing that OUR quality of life depends on healthy creeks and streams.
Operation Medicine Drop – Don’t flush unwanted medicines down the drain… (or toilet). Dispose of your expired, unwanted, or unused prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications (NO questions asked) during “Operation Medicine Drop” 3 – Locations this week: Monday (March 18) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: Fire Station 14 on James Street in Clemmons. Wednesday (March 20) from 10 a.m. to 2pm. Location: LJVM Coliseum parking lot in Winston-Salem. Friday (March 22) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location: Walgreens on N Main Street in Kernersville http://www.forsythcreekweek.org/activities.html
Rain Barrel Workshops – Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. -Kernersville Branch Library, 130 E. Mountain St., Kernersville. **Come learn about rain barrels – Harvesting rainwater is great for your plants, can lower your water bill and reduces runoff from your property. The program will show you how to make your own rain barrel and how to avoid common installation problems. Pre-registration is required. Call 703-2863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Enviroscape – Wednesday (March 20) at 3pm at the Central Library, 660 W. Fifth St. WS…Thursday (March 21) at 4pm at the Central Library, 660 W. Fifth St. The Enviroscape is appropriate for students ages 8 to adult. (Great
homeschool event) http://www.forsythcreekweek.org/activities.html
Water pollution comes from many sources. Water that drains from farms, golf courses, parking lots, roofs and other non-point sources significantly contributes to
the pollution in our shared water sources.