Join The Gills Creek Watershed Association!
Become a member or a sponsor of the Gills Creek Watershed Association and receive newsletters, help us plan events, projects, and get the
word out! Please print and fill out the membership application form
or fill out the on-line membership form
and send your $15, $25, $50 or more check to the Gills Creek Watershed Association, 712 Main St, EWS 603, Columbia, SC 29208. You may also pay on-line with PayPal.
Membership Application Form
On-line Membership Form
Membership is for a year and is tax deductible.
$15 Individual Membership
- includes a bumper sticker, and the monthly The Big Splash e-newsletter
$25 Partner Membership
- includes a t-shirt or grocery bag, a bumper sticker, and the monthly The Big Splash e-newsletter
$50 Neighbor Membership
- includes discounted event tickets, t-shirt or grocery bag, a bumper sticker, and the monthly The Big Splash e-newsletter
Make A Tax-Deductible Donation!
Just send a check to: Gills Creek Watershed Association, 712 Main St, EWS 603, Columbia, SC 29208
Or donate on-line using PayPal.
If you wish to donate $250 or more, consider becoming a sponsor. The Gills Creek Watershed Association offers four levels of public sponsorship: Champion
(donation of $5000 or more), Leadership
($500), and Friend
($250). All donated funds are tax deductible. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, view more information
regarding sponsorship and a downloadable sponsorship form
. You may also contact Erich Miarka at email@example.com
Share Your Interests and Talents
You may have much-needed talent and interest that will lead to effective active involvement that will make all the difference. Please share them with us. Below is a list of what we need. Check it over and let us know how you would like to become more actively involved.
Accounting, Education, Fundraising, Graphic Design, Event Planning, Legislative/Ordinance Issues, Recreation, Photography, Trash Pick-up, Newsletter, Finance, Public Speaking, Marketing/Publicity, Water Monitoring, Website Maintenance, Wildlife Management
Contact Erich Miarka at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 803-727-8326.
Check the Gills Creek Watershed Association calendar
for upcoming events and activities that you can participate in!
Join The Mailing List!
To find out about special events and projects contact Erich Miarka at email@example.com
Subscribe to the Gills Creek Watershed Big Splash Email Newsletter.
Follow Us On Facebook!
Keep up with current happenings on Facebook by becoming a fan of the Gills Creek Watershed Association
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Be a fan of the Gills Creek Wathershed Association YouTube channel
Follow Gills Creek on Instagram!
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Adopt a portion of the Gills Creek Watershed to clean-up and maintain.
More information at http://www.keepthemidlandsbeautiful.org
Adopters so far are:
Forest Lake Presbyterian Church
- Gills Creek behind Forest Lake Shopping Center (at the corner of Forest Drive and North Trenholm Road)
- Creek through Carriage Oaks
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School 5th Grade Class
- Gills Creek at the K-Mart at Fort Jackson Boulevard and Garners Ferry
Heathwood Hall Staff
- Gills Creek at Copper Beech Apartments
Upper Rockyford Lake Homeowners Association
- Upper Rockyford Lake
Areas available for adoption are:
Devils Ditch from Tempo Court to Plowden Road
Devils Ditch and Gills Creek confluence at South Beltline
Gills Creek behind Trenholm Plaza and adjacent to Gregg Park
Gills Creek from Garners Ferry to Rosewood Extension
Gills Creek from Rosewood Extension to Shop Road (suggested for experienced waders & paddlers!)
Shop Road to Bluff Road (suggested for experienced waders & paddlers!)
The GCWA along with Heathwood Hall has adopted South Beltline Blvd from Plowden Road to Bluff Road.
The cleanups are scheduled 4 times a year. The dates for 2017 are February 4
, May 13
, August 26
, and November 18
Meet in the Intertape Polymer Group parking lot located at 2000 S. Beltline Blvd. Reflective vests, trash bags, gloves and 'pickers' will be available.
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
is a partner in this cleanup!
For questions or more information contact Julie Mayson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adopt a roadway in the Gills Creek Watershed to clean-up and maintain.
Contact The Midlands Beautiful
for more information or sign up.
Show your support the Gills Creek Watershed Association by buying t-shirts, caps, tote bags, and coffee mugs with the Gills Creek Watershed Association logo from our Cafe Press online store
Spread The Word!
Invite a speaker to give a presentation to your organization, club, church group, etc. contact Erich Miarka at email@example.com
Who to contact
for environmental concerns including open burning, algae blooms, illegal dumping, sewer overflows, improper construction practices, leaking tanks, garbage bins or fats disposal bins, and suspicious pipes discharging into creeks or drainage ditches. Who to contact...
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Use GoodSearch, GoodShop or GoodDining to support our efforts!
Click on the GoodSearch logo and select the Gills Creek Watershed Association as
your charity of choice. Every time you search, shop or dine out, they make a donation to our organization. You can set this as your home page! You do need to register with them to earn points for GCWA.