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Creek ReLeaf Program
Creek ReLeaf is a collaborative effort of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services, the Charlotte Public Tree Fund, the Center for Sustainability at Central Piedmont Community College, the Sierra Club-Central Piedmont Group, dedicated volunteers, and financial supporters to plant trees in riparian areas (floodplains and stream buffers) of Mecklenburg County.
By reforesting are​as adjacent to our stream network we are able to reduce both the volume of runoff and the amount of pollution and sediment that enters our stream network. Trees reduce erosion by stabilizing the soil and provide much needed shade to the stream channel, which reduces the water temperature during the summer allowing temperature sensitive aquatic organisms to flourish.


If you like planting trees, then please join us at our next event and help plant 700 tree seedlings along Irwin Creek:
Saturday, November 21, 2015
9 a.m. – Noon
4001 Whitehurst Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
Registration is required at www.creekreleaf.com

Since 2008, volunteers have planted nearly 13,000 tree seedlings in Charlotte-Mecklenburg's Briar Creek, Irwin Creek, Little Sugar Creek, McDowell Creek, and Rocky River watersheds.

For more information on the Creek ReLeaf program contact:

Erin Hall  ​
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
Senior Environmental Specialist