Join the fun at Creek Geeks Field Day on March 16

Siler City, NC – Community members of all ages are invited to join the Chatham Soil and Water Conservation District, Loves Creek Watershed Stewards, and the Town of Siler City Parks and Recreation for Creek Geeks Field Day on Saturday, March 16, 2024, from noon to 3:00 p.m. on the Loves Creek Greenway at Bray Park located at 800 Alston Bridge Road, Siler City, NC 27344.

This event is free and open to the public. The rain date for this event is March 17th from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Attendees will be able to participate in several interactive activities including:

  • Explore some of the techniques used in stream health assessment and water quality testing in Loves Creek.
  • Search for macro invertebrate critters living in the creek.
  • Measure chemical and physical parameters to assess the water quality.
  • Learn more about the natural history of Loves Creek.
  • Help clean up trash in the area.

Participants should wear comfortable shoes for walking to the event site and clothing that may get wet, and they should be prepared to sign waivers at check in on the day of the event.

Creek Geeks Field Day is part of Chatham County Creek Week, sponsored by the Chatham County Watershed Protection Department and Clean Water Education Partnership (CWEP).

Questions about this event may be directed to Brandy Oldham, Chatham Soil & Water Conservation District Administrator and Education Coordinator at (919) 545-8440 or .