To protect, restore, and promote appreciation of Sugar Creek and its watershed.

FSC Welcomes New Executive Director-Cindy Woodall

Ms. Woodall, a graduate of South Montgomery High School, is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. She remembers enjoying many family activities over the years along Sugar Creek. Ms. Woodall brings a wealth of experience to the FSC, a non-profit organization with the mission of protecting and promoting the responsible use of Sugar Creek. She has managed or owned several small businesses in Montgomery County. Currently, she is a real estate broker and owner, with her husband Bill, of Woodall Real Estate.

2017 Speakers Program--March 21, 2017

Mar 21 2017 - 7:00pm

Where: Hays Hall, Room 104, Wabash College

The Friends of Sugar Creek invite you to join us on Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00 pm in Hays Hall, Room 104 on the Wabash College Campus for the screening of WFYI’s recently completed documentary, “Over, Under, Gone: The Killer in Our Rivers.”

Following the short video, Dr. Jerry Sweeten of Manchester University will discuss low head dam removal on the Eel River. Dr. Sweeten led the project that resulted in the removal of two low head dams on the Eel.

May 13 - 2017 Spring Creek Clean-up

Friends of Sugar Creek Spring Cleanup
When: Saturday, May 13rd at 9 a.m.
Where: Sugar Creek Trail, Bachner Nature Preserve and Sugar Creek Nature Park

The Friends of Sugar Creek invite you to attend our 2015 Spring Cleanup. The event will take place on Saturday, May 13rd at 9:00 a.m. at the Sugar Creek Trail, Bachner Nature Preserve and the Sugar Creek Nature Park. Volunteers may assemble at any of the three sites. Trash bags, gloves, and all cleanup materials will be provided. This event will take place rain or shine as long as the water levels are safe.

2017 Annual Members Meeting

Apr 22 2017 - 5:30pm
Apr 22 2017 - 8:00pm

The Friends of Sugar Creek invite you to attend our 2017 Annual Meeting! The event will take place on Saturday April 22, at the Crawfordsville Country Club. In addition to celebration our 30th Anniversary of protecting and promoting the responsible use of Sugar Creek, we will:

- Gather at 5:30 PM for a social hour (appetizers, door prizes, music)
- Enjoy a catered meal at 6:30 PM
- Have silent auction items available for bidding
- Hear a presentation by retired Conservation Officer, Bill Woodall
- Hold a short business meeting to:

2014 Fall Creek Clean-up and Sugar Creek Celebration

Sep 13 2014 - 8:45pm

Help with our annual fall Sugar Creek Clean Up 8:45 a.m. to noon, Saturday, September 13.

Then join us for lunch beginning from 12:30 to 3:30 at the historic Younts Woolen Mill on the banks of Sugar Creek (Highway 32 W, first or second left after Yountsville Bridge).

Music provided by NutHatch, catering by Juniper Spoon.

Meet at 8:45 a.m. at Old Coke Plant parking lot (Lafayette Ave across from Creekside Lodge Restaurant in Crawfordsville).

Wear clothes and old shoes or boots suitable for clean up a creek.

Fall MEGA Creek Clean-up

Sep 14 2013 - 9:00am
Sep 14 2013 - 3:00pm

We'll be working at multiple access sites for this fall MEGA clean-up.

Volunteers can assemble at any site at 9 AM on Saturday. We will work
until Noon, then transport all trash and tires to the Coke Plant for a
celebratory pizza lunch. Gloves, trash bags, and bottled water will be
provided. The event will take place rain or shine as long as the water
levels are safe.

A number of local businesses have sponsored this event, including:
Clements Canoes, JM Thompson Insurance, Indiana American Water, McGaughey
& Sosbe Law Firm, Nucor Steel, Town and Country Home Center, Davidson

2013 Family Friendly Float Trip - 6/15

Jun 15 2013 - 9:00am

This year's Family Friendly Float Trip is scheduled for Saturday, June 15. We will float from the Sugar Creek Campground to the Sugar Creek Public Fishing area on Offield Monument Rd..

As always, we have set aside 15 free canoes and a few kayaks for participants who don't have their own. We will give a safety talk at the beginning and use designated leaders and sweepers to help make sure that you and your family have a safe and enjoyable trip.

2013 Spring Clean-up (May 4) a Success!

May 4 2013 - 10:00am
May 4 2013 - 2:00pm

We had a great turnout for the May 4 clean-up at the Sugar Creek Public Fishing Area and Bachner Nature Reserve. Thank you to all who attended and thank you to NICHES Land Trust and the Montgomery County Community Foundation for co-sponsoring the event.

2013 Annual Meeting

Apr 16 2013 - 6:00pm
Apr 16 2013 - 9:00pm

Our 2013 annual meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, at 6 pm in the basement of the Crawfordsville Public Library. We hope you'll join us!

  • Featured Speaker: Greg Redding - "The Frisz Family and the History of Shades State Park
  • Yearly review
  • Business meeting
  • Potluck dinner
  • Meet other conservationists
  • Voice your creek concerns
  • Review new by-laws

59 Participate in 2012 Float Trip

We couldn't have asked for better conditions for the 2012 Family Friendly Float Trip. 59 participants took advantage of perfect weather and good water conditions to enjoy canoeing and kayaking on Sugar Creek.

Click here to see pictures from this year's event, which was co-sponsored by NICHES Land Trust with generous financial support from the Montgomery County Community Foundation.