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City of Prescott Spring Bulk Item Collection

The City of Prescott will be having a Spring Bulk Item Cleanup Event during the month of April 2021 to assist residential utility customers with disposal of bulky items that do not fit into a regular trash or recycle cart.  Bulky items include but are not limited to large household items such as mattresses, furniture,

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2021 Cleanup Pre-Registration Required

In an effort to continue the springtime ritual of celebrating local waterways and natural places, the Granite Creek Cleanup received a number of modifications to address life during the pandemic. Primary among those modifications is the requirement for ALL participants to PRE-REGISTER for the 2021 Cleanup. Once pre-registered, Prescott Creeks will send registrants confirmation email.

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Sponsor Spotlight

Each month we try to recognize local businesses and individuals who have made a difference with event sponsorship. Below you’ll find a listing of key sponsors not yet recognized who converted their sponsorship to unrestricted donation when the Granite Creek Cleanup was canceled in 2020.  Please let them know you support Prescott Creeks! Mandalay Homes

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Granite Creek Cleanup 2015

The 2015 Granite Creek Cleanup is Saturday April 18th, 2015. We hope you will to join Prescott Creeks and 500+ of your community neighbors for a morning of fun and service to the creeks. (We’ll even give you a cool t-shirt!) On Saturday, April 18th, this family-friendly event will run from 9:00 to 11:00am. Registration

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Granite Creek Cleanup 2014 Results

This year’s Granite Creek Cleanup made a huge difference in the Prescott area’s health and beauty. Your work produced nearly 4 ½ tons of materials from our areas’ lakes, creeks, and trails. Of that, 3.04 tons was trash, there 22 tires (including one 5’ tall tire), plus approximately another ton of upcycled materials. For the

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Art About Town

Art for the upcoming One Man’s Treasure is viewable around town for the month of March. You will find pieces at the following locations: Van Gogh’s Ear                 Rick Hartner – A Different Twist                 Cindi & Joe Shaffer – The Whale                 Mary Schulte  – Frogzilla                 Joan Maloney  – Oh, What a Night

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Pre-registration is open for the Granite Creek Cleanup 2014

Pre-registration is available online Join us on Saturday, April 19, 2014, for the Granite Creek Cleanup. This annual event has removed 36 tons of trash from our area creeks, lakes, and trails since Prescott Creeks began hosting it in 2007. This year we expect to cover more miles and pull out even more trash, making

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What could you create?

You are invited to participate in “One Man’s Treasure”, an art exhibit and auction featuring fine art which celebrates upcycled materials and Prescott’s riparian treasures. This event was created to support the mission of Prescott Creeks Preservation Association: to achieve healthy watersheds and clean waters in Central Arizona for the benefit of people and wildlife

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EARTH DAY: 100 ways to help the planet

Prescottonians who want to celebrate Earth Day can pick up trash along the city’s creeks Saturday, pull weeds at Watson Woods Monday, or head to the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza Saturday to pick up a pile of ideas about how to help the planet we all depend upon for survival. Events kick off at 9

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What Would Prescott Look Like With an Extra 31 Tons of Trash?

Every year during the Granite Creek Cleanup volunteers come out to remove trash and make Prescott a better place for everyone. Since 2007 approximately 31 Tons of trash have been removed by community members from our creeks, lakes, and trails around town. It sounds like a lot, because it is a lot. There is good

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We couldn’t do it without you

This year’s Granite Creek Cleanup is supported by area organizations and businesses. These are groups that consistantly step up to support clean creeks and healthy watersheds. Dan Frank of Arizona Blue Cross Blue Shield is the Primary Sponsor of the event, supporting his belief in a need for us all to recycle. Other sponsors include

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Disney Raffle to support the Granite Creek Cleanup

Four 1-day Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure park hopper tickets Disney tickets are good through 7/30/14 Valued at $500 Raffle tickets $5 ea, 3 for $10, and 6 for $20 Raffle will be drawn at the end of the Granite Creek Cleanup, April 20, 2013 Need not be present to win Tickets can be purchased

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Fill, the Recyclasaurus

Fill the Recyclasaurus is supporting Prescott Creeks mission to promote, protect and celebrate the ecological integrity of riparian systems and associated wetlands in the central Arizona watersheds through conservation, restoration and education. He is 8′ tall and 13′ long. He is partially full at any given time of potential recycling materials from the Creeks around

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Collaboration: The Office Perspective

“Unity is strength… when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.”  These are profound words by Mattie Stepanek.  Mattie J.T. Stepanek, is known as a poet and peace activist.  Although he lived a short life, this young man sought a peaceful ideal for community.  His words ring in my ear when I

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Calling All Artists

Prescott Creeks will be holding a recycled art show and auction titled “One Man’s Treasure” on September 18th at the Granite Dells Resort, a beautiful historic location in the Granite Dells along Granite Creeks. We are looking for artists, or just downright creative folks, to turn trash into art. This is a chance to challenge

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Treasure Hunt

We’re not the only ones pulling trash out of our water ways. American Rivers reports on groups around the country pulling a million pounds of trash out of rivers. All together maybe we can keep these creeks clean.

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We Couldn’t Do It Without You

We appreciate the time, energy and effort of all the Granite Creek Cleanup volunteers. Ten tons is a huge amount of trash to pull out of our creeks and lakes. HUGE! There is another group though that makes this annual event possible – our sponsors. They help provide everything from t-shirts to sandwiches to coffee

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Dirt From the Field – May 2011

Finally it’s May!  I say that mostly because it means that it isn’t April anymore, and I say that because April was incredibly busy.  I told you a little bit about the Granite Creek Cleanup but it hadn’t happened as of my last blog entry.  It was a huge success!  It was also a huge

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Our Biggest Granite Creek Cleanup Yet!

Thank you to the over 500 people came out to help clean our area creeks and lakes! Final number: 10 tons (yep, that’s right) of trash Of that, approximately 3 tons was upcycled into art. And the City recycled everything they could. Making out area a nicer place one piece of trash removed at a

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