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The mission of AWC is to promote the prevention of further environmental degradation; and the protection, restoration, and enhancement of waterways, wetlands, and associated uplands within the Municipality of Anchorage.




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Four days of Creek Cleanup in mid-May and here are the stats:


- 37 cleanup teams signed up ~500 volunteers in advance

- They included: Department of Natural Resources, SGS North America, Alaska Center for the Environment (ACE), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Nautilus Impact Investing, The North Face, Hard Rock Cafe, Susitna Environmental, CRW Engineering, Knik Canoers and Kayakers, ERM Alaska, HDR Alaska, Southcentral Alaska Trout Unlimited, UMIAQ, Get Outdoors Anchorage, Weston Solutions, Yale Stream Team, PND Engineers, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management & Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Quantum Spatial, GCI, East High Environmental Club, BSA Troop 26, and Cub Scout Packs 125 and 104.  In addition there were several individuals, families and neighbor groups.

- 50 volunteers showed up on Saturday, May 14 to get supplies at University Lake and Westchester Lagoon.

- MOA's Solid Waste Station received over 2,500 pounds of trash 
brought in by volunteers.
- MOA's Parks and Rec Department collected hundred of pounds of trash that was left in parks and greenbelts (with permission).

- Cleanups happened at: Ship, Chester, Fish, Campbell, Little Campbell, Furrow, and Glacier Creeks as well as Potter Marsh, Jewel Lake and Westchester Lagoon 





June 1 to June 30, 2016--Fred Meyer Rewards for non-profits need to be renewed


If you have already linked your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Anchorage Waterways Council, we thank you.  Your purchases have generated income for our programs.  An annual renewal of the link is required to keep those donations coming. Anchorage Waterways Council's Fred Meyer Rewards number is 88984.  It's simple, just sign up or renew. Those who have signed up previously should receive an email asking them to renew around June 8. Every quarter AWC receives a donation thanks to your shopping there. Thank you.