Volunteer

Volunteer

Due to COVID-19 Creek Week 2020 was cancelled.

You can still help our creeks in 2021!  

Neighborhoods, creeks, and parks are potential opportunities for Random Acts of Clean-up 

Activities

2021 Creek Week Activities can be a visit to one of our region’s many public open space areas any day or time you choose. See some suggestions below.

Effie Yeaw Nature Center by the American River. 

Sacramento Valley Conservancy by the Sacramento River, SMUD Nature Preserve near Rancho Seco, Deer Creek Hills and more. (Click on the “Visit” menu button.)

Sacramento Audubon Society DIY Birding Field Trips

 

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Sponsors

Please Thank Our Sponsors!

Creek Week sponsors contribute money, in-kind goods and services, and indispensable volunteers. These donations make it possible to give a free T-shirt and lunch to those who join the cleanup, cover costs to publicize Creek Week, and provide the many other materials and services needed. Please join us in thanking Creek Week’s sponsors.

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How-To

 Traditional Sacramento Area Creeks Council Creek Week clean-up sites are shown on the map. 

Sacramento Area Creeks Council encourages  communities and stewardship groups in  Sacramento County to organize their own creek clean-ups. We can help you get started by supplying how-to information and equipment.

 

Random Acts of Clean-up

Find a partner and pick up some garbage

Dates: Any day you choose.

Check our volunteer pages for suggested creek spots or choose somewhere near your home that could use some trash clean-up. Now the rains have started, clean-ups are restricted to trails and developed areas. Creek banks are unsafe during the rainy season. 

Registration not required

Report your clean-up results and receive a Creek Week thank you!

How to do Random Acts of Clean-up

Check for Upcoming Organized Clean-ups

Carmichael Arden-Arcade

Learn more at:  https://www.facebook.com/ArcadeCreekAACP

Elk Grove

Learn more at:  https://www.facebook.com/EGAntiTrashCleanup

American River

Learn mmore at: https://arpf.org/ 

Volunteer

COVID-19 dictates there will be no Creek Week 2021.

You can still help our creeks

Neighborhoods, creeks and parks are potential Random Acts of Clean-up

Antelope

Conduct your own Random Act of Clean-up any day. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.

Alta 916-454-4544

Carmichael & Arden-Arcade

Arcade, Brooktree, Verde Cruz Creeks and Chicken Ranch and Strong Ranch Sloughs could use your help through neighborhood clean-ups.

Hilary 916-927-3802 ext 120

Citrus Heights

Arcade, San Juan, and Cripple Creeks will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood.

Folsom

Willow, Humbug, Hinkle and Alder Creeks will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood and along creek trails. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.

Alta 916-454-4544

Freeport and the Delta

Lower Morrison Creek, Sherman Island, Grizzly Island and Locke will be waiting for the return of organized clean-ups.

Aleesah 916-376-4023

Natomas, N. Sacramento & N. Highlands

Arcade, Don Julio, Dry, Magpie, Robla, Bannon, and Steelhead Creeks will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood.

Melinda 916-212-6589

Orangevale

Arcade Creek begins in Orangevale – its headwaters. Help keep Arcade Creek clean by picking up trash in your neighborhood, parks and along creek trails. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.

Nadia 916-988-4373 ext 3005 or https://www.ovparks.com/events/

Rio Linda

Dry Creek will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood and along creek trails. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.

Erik 916-991-5929

Rancho Cordova

Morrison Creek, Cordova Creek and tributaries will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood and along creek trails. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.

Margarita 916-851-8897

S. Sacramento County & Mather

Florin, Laguna, Elder, Strawberry, Morrison and Elk Grove Creeks will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood and along creek trails. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.

Vince 916-428-1171 ext 21

Water Quality Monitoring

We need volunteers willing to monitor creek water when the first rains of the season start.

Bill 916-601-9954

Contact

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