Mission Statement


To preserve, protect and enhance the aesthetic, physical, and biological integrity of the Yellow Creek Watershed. 


This mission shall be accomplished through actions such as monitoring, education, conservation and restoration. 



The Friends of Yellow Creek began as the Yellow Creek Watershed Committee.  It was created in January, 2006, by a Resolution of Bath Township as a citizen group to ensure the preservation and protection of the Yellow Creek and its tributaries. It is guided by the strategies inThe Yellow Creek Watershed Action Plan created by the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO).

Current Activities

There are many ways to become involved with the Friends of Yellow Creek. Click below to learn more about our ongoing projects.

Summit County Surface Water           Management District

Water Quality Monitoring

Macroinvertebrate Monitoring

Community Outreach

Past Activities

Over the Years, the FOYC has been involved in projects that have educated the residents of the watershed.

Native Plant Sales

Stream Naming

Rain Gardens

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