2011 Articles

Stinky and Stanky the Butt on TV

Channel 12, April 26, 2011

Anti-smoking action figures roam Chico streets
Chico Enterprise-Record, April 23, 2011

2010 Articles

To help at car washes
Chico Enterprise-Record, May 31, 2010

Fund raisers choose cleaner car washes
Chico Enterprise-Record, April 4, 2010

News Story on Eco Wash Kit

Radio interview regarding Keep Chico Clean 2010 calendars (750 KB)

Radio interview regarding Eco Wash kits (2.8 MB)

2009 Articles

Local car wash becomes clean water advocate
Chico Enterprise-Record, May 31, 2009
Local car wash detailer Gerald Russ Schimdt of Russ' Auto Detailing has become the first car washing business in Chico to join the Clean Water Business Partners program, a local effort to protect polluted water from running into creeks and groundwater.

Chico Creeks 2009 calendar available at several location
Chico Enterprise-Record, Feb. 21, 2009

2007 Articles

Picture this!
Chico News & Review, Dec. 6, 2007
Attention shutterbugs. Have photos of our beautiful surroundings? How would you like to see one of them included in an upcoming educational calendar?

2006 Articles

Queen of the creeks
Chico News & Review, Sept. 7, 2006
Jennifer Oman imagines a greener, purer Chico. And as outreach coordinator of the Butte Environmental Council and Urban Streams Alliance, she is doing her best to make that happen.

Artist's murals with a message about storm drains are complete
Chico Enterprise-Record, August 27, 2006
People who frequent downtown have likely been watching the progress of two murals which have just been completed to help remind people that garbage, gunk and goo that runs through Chico gutters goes directly into creeks.

Critters remind people to keep creeks clean

Chico Enterprise-Record, August 8, 2006
Two new downtown murals are soon to add to the public art mix. These will carry a message geared toward protecting another Chico asset: our creeks.

Landscapers, carpet cleaners invited to meetings
Chico Enterprise-Record, July 30, 2006
Landscaping firms and carpet cleaners are being invited to learn more about good water habits as they relate to their businesses.

Keeping bad stuff out of drains
Chico Enterprise-Record, April 30, 2006
60 volunteers helped the Chico Urban Streams Alliance, or Chico USA, label city storm drains that feed into creeks.