Lake Wylie Covekeepers
The Lake Wylie Covekeepers are a dedicated group of volunteers who work with Catawba Riverkeeper to protect the Catawba River and Lake Wylie. Covekeepers provide input to public officials about proposals with the potential to impact Lake Wylie, organize cleanup events, collect water quality samples, identify violations of the environmental laws, educate the community about Lake Wylie, and work with individuals, businesses and the goverment to protect Lake Wylie. This page provides information about some of the Lake Wylie Covekeeper programs.
Lake Wylie Covekeeper Meetings
JOIN US! Covekeeper meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at River Hills Marina (54 Marina Rd, Clover, SC 29710) at 7 p.m. Anybody interested in learning more about issues relating to Lake Wylie or sharing concerns about the Lake are welcome to attend the meetings.
Lake Wylie Covekeepers have been busy throughout the past weeks and months. Several Covekeepers helped organize and participated in creek clean-up events and engaged youth in River protection.
See photos and read a press release about a clean-up event on Cane Creek, co-organized by a couple of Lake Wylie Covekeepers: click here.
See photos of youth painting their marks on a riverscape mural at York County's Earth Day festivities by clicking here.
Check out the latest photos from Covekeepers' site inspections around the lake. click here.
Each year, on the first Saturday of October, the Lake Wylie Covekeepers organize a cleanup of Lake Wylie. On October 1, 2011, 1,000 volunteers turned out for the 10th Annual Riversweep to help cleanup Lake Wylie. These volunteers collected over 20 tons of trash.
Photos from Other Cleanup Events
Facts about the River
- More Information About Lake Wylie
- Water Quality Facts
- Other Water Facts
- Videos about the Catawba
- 2008 Mecklenburg County State of the Environment Report
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PROTECT THE CATAWBA RIVER AND WATEREE RIVER, CLICK HERE.