On Nov 5th at 3:30 PM the Boys & Girls Club of Benton County Carl & Alleen McKinney Unit will be hosting the Clean Water Rangers Program. The event is sponsored by the Illinois River Watershed Partnership and is part of a rain garden project funded through a grant received by the McKinney Unit. The event will be held in the McKinney Unit Gym. Captain Marshall will be here to teach the kids about the importance of watersheds through song. The program will educating youth of the importance of planting trees, riparian buffers, taking care of watersheds, rain gardens…. The event will celebrate and kick-off the rain garden project.
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