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St. Clair Shores Waterfront Environmental Committee

Founded: 1995

Chairman:  Mark Balon

Chair Emeritus:  Joe St. John

Vice Chair:  Christian de Ron

Treasurer:  Erin Stahl

Recording Secretary:  Heidi McInnes


Throughout the years, many dedicated volunteers have joined us in our many projects to help the environment and in particular, Lake St. Clair.


We have a simple mission:  The St. Clair Shores Waterfront Environmental Committee is committed to the conservation, protection, safe use, and enjoyment of Lake St. Clair for our current and future generations.

Our Annual Meeting was January 18, 2018.  We discussed our accomplishments in 2015, what we are doing in 2016, issues of importance, and awarded 3-$500.00 scholarships to very deserving students. 

Link to 2018 presentation 2016 packet

Storm Drain Stenciling  --  Call 586.445.5363 SCS DPW to schedule
Groups of students and Boy Scouts have stenciled "No Dumping, Drains to Lake" logo to identify the storm drains in SCS and making people aware that they drain to the lake.

BUY Rain Barrels -- $58.30 each  ORDER FORM
These are recycled 55 gallon olive barrels that have been converted into rain barrels. Pay at the cashier at SCS City Hall and take your paid receipt to DPW at 19700 Pleasant Ave, SCS.

Wood Duck Bird House Project
One of our long term projects....

Nautical Coast Clean-Up --  Sunday Sept 13, 2020    2017 VIDEO   2019 Flyer
25th annual clean-up where hundreds of volunteers and homeowners come together in May to clean up the beaches and coast line in St. Clair Shores. ***2020: please keep yourself safe by adhering to social distancing and mask protocols****

Fishing Line / Monofilament Recycling Program
Started in 2009 these containers, near the prime fishing spots in St. Clair Shores, are where fishermen can dispose of their tangled and used fishing line in a safe manner for all wildlife.

I-94 Freeway Ramp Clean-Up  -- 2020:   Sep 12, Oct 10
Started in 2004, volunteers on the 2nd Saturday 10am to 12 noon help clean the 9-12 Mile entrances to St. Clair Shores and help prevent debris from entering the storm drains.