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Come Prepared!

Use the checklist below so that you come prepared for creek conditions. Please be prepared to get a little muddy. Many of the clean-up sites may have poison oak.

 

  • Your own drinking water
  • A bucket or re-usable shopping bag to collect light trash (per person)
  • Comfortable, washable clothes
  • Long pants and long sleeves
  • Hat and Sunscreen
  • Gloves (work or gardening type)
  • Shoes that can get wet and muddy
  • Waterproof boots (optional)
  • Grabbing tool or rake (optional)

 

Important:

ALL CHILDREN MUST BE WITH A RESPONSIBLE ADULT as the debris, water, or slippery stream banks may be hazardous.

If you bring a child or group of children, your most important job is to supervise and keep them safe. Collecting trash is secondary for adults in charge of children.

Thank you for making it possible for them to have this experience!

 

 

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South Sacramento County

 

2018 Registration Closes April 13th


Volunteer Instructions

Public clean-up sites in South Sacramento County are listed below.
Review the site descriptions and check the map links to select your site.

Then click the site's Registration Link  button to register.


We ask that all volunteers please complete and bring our volunteer waiver to give to their site leaders.  And if you are registering for a group or organization please download our Adult Group Waiver to fill out and hand to your site leader. For some sites, they must also download a Sacramento City waiver.

Please include your location preferences in the comment section of your registration.

Your information will be sent to our administrative volunteers who may contact you to confirm your clean-up site location, provide you with additional instructions, or answer any questions you may have. You may be reassigned to a location as space allows.

Please report at 9:00am sharp on Saturday, April 14th to your confirmed clean-up site. Your team leader will provide you with instructions, garbage bags and help get you started.

 

Clean-up Site Locations:

Sheldon Park - Florin Creek Registration Link

(50 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP 6000 Orange Avenue.

French & German Roads - Elder Creek Registration Link

(20 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Near German Dr. on French Road just north of Gerber.

Zimbelman Park - Elk Grove & Laguna Creek Registration Link

Good for all ages and abilities with trails and shallow creek banks. Hosted by the Laguna Creek Watershed Council. (20 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP   9191 Bighorn Blvd, Elk Grove.

North Laguna Creek Park - Laguna Creek Registration Link

Print, complete and bring Sacramento City WAIVER. Caution: Deep water.
(75 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Jacinto west of Center Parkway. It's OK for Creek Week volunteers to park on either side of Jacinto.

George Sim Community Center - Morrison Creek Registration Link

Because the banks are steep and water can be deep here, most of the cleaning will be along the levee trail and very top of the banks. Park in the parking lot close to the ball field and Logan Street bridge. Snacks and water will be provided. No groups of more than 5 from outside the neighborhood, please. (30 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP

Power Inn Rd & Calvine Rd - Strawberry Creek Registration Link Site Full

The water can be deep here if there has been recent rain. (30 volunteer capacity)
The meeting location has been moved to the parking lot of Sam's Club. Park at the front corner of the lot near the intersection of Power Inn and Calvine.
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP

Mather - Morrison Creek Registration Link Site Full

(20 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Splash Education Center 4426 Excelsior Road, Mather 95655

Laguna Springs Dr near Starlily Ct - Elk Grove Registration Link Site Full

Good for all ages and abilities with trails and shallow creek banks. Hosted by the Laguna Creek Watershed Council. (20 volunteer capacity) Park on the street and meet at the open space area.
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP

Illa Collin Park - Strawberry Creek Registration Link Site Full

(10 volunteer capacity)
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Vintage Park Drive north of Calvine. Go past the park, turn left on Fintown Court and park at the end of the street.

Freeport - Lower Morrison Creek

Please go to our Freeport and Delta Page to register.

 

If you would like more information about clean-up sites in South Sacramento County, please contact Vince at 916/428-1171 ext. 21 or email vking 'at' southgaterecandpark.net.