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The best way to make a difference in your watershed is to get involved. There are many ways to join us from attending various events, volunteering at stream cleanups, getting engaged on Social Media or coming to committee meetings. Whatever you do, you are helping conserve and preserve our local rivers.

Join Our Committee!

Once a year, applications to join the committee are accepted. These are available during late fall and are reviewed in December. The committee is made up of various individuals from business, non-government organizations, academic, and general citizens. For more information, download the most recent MAAC Application.

Come to a Committee Meeting

All of the Committee meetings are open to the public as public involvement is encouraged. Please check the calendar to the right for upcoming meetings. To view agendas and minutes of past meetings, check out the Committee Page.

Events and Collaboration with Partners for Clean Streams

As the facilitating organization, Partners for Clean Streams performs various functions for the Committee. Among these are stream cleanups, public education and speaking to groups about the MAAC, hosting and running social media accounts, and publishing an electronic newsletter. To learn about our stream cleanups, check out the Partners for Clean Streams Programs page. Follow the Facebook and Twitter feeds to stay up to date about programs and news around the area. You can also receive our electronic Newsletter by signing up on the form on the right. 

The Maumee AOC Committee works toward fishable and swimmable waters in the Maumee Area of Concern and delisting the beneficial use impairments. The Committee is working towards all major restoration projects being completed by 2025, through collaboration of partners and volunteer opportunities by its facilitating organization, Partners for Clean Streams. The committee is made up of representatives from various organizations, citizens, businesses and non-government agencies to build long term solutions to the area’s water quality issues.