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
Creek Week sponsors contributed money, in-kind goods and services, and indispensable volunteers. These donations made it possible to give a free T-shirt and lunch to those who joined the cleanup, cover costs to publicize Creek Week, and provided the many other materials and services needed. Please join us in thanking Creek Week’s sponsors.
Find a partner and pick up some garbage
Dates: Any day you choose.
Check the areas in our volunteer section below for suggested creek spots or choose somewhere near your home that could use some trash clean-up. Durng the rainy season, 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!
or try this great resource from the Sacramento Stormwater Quality Partnership. It’s called Trash Your Trash.
Whether you use Random Acts of Clean-up or Trash Your Trash, we thank you for making a difference!
Carmichael Arden-Arcade – Most Saturdays, meeting at Arcade Creek Park on Omni Dr.
Elk Grove – Every Saturday at differing locations throughout the city of Elk Grove
Learn more at: Elk Grove Anti-Trash Group on Nextdoor https://nextdoor.com/g/
Sacramento Picks It Up! Facebook Group is a place to join groups that tackle trash pick-ups, learn how to report areas that need pick-ups, and get inspired to organize your own group or solo pick-ups!
Learn more at: https://arpf.org/
or Trash Your Trash has even more useful information and an easy reporting system.
Conduct your own Random Act of Clean-up any day. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.
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
Arcade, San Juan, and Cripple Creeks will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood.
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.
Lower Morrison Creek, Sherman Island, Grizzly Island and Locke will be waiting for the return of organized clean-ups.
Take the kids to one of these Child Friendly Open Spaces in the meantime.
Arcade, Don Julio, Dry, Magpie, Robla, Bannon, and Steelhead Creeks will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood.
Arcade Creek begins in Orangevale – its headwaters. Help keep Arcade Creek clean by joining the Saturday, April 10 organized clean-up.
Nadia 916-988-4373 ext 3005 or https://www.ovparks.com/events/
Dry Creek will be helped if you pick up trash in your neighborhood and along creek trails. Stay off creek banks during rainy season.
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.
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. Check out these Child Friendly Open Spaces.
Vince 916-428-1171 ext 21
We need volunteers willing to monitor creek water when the first rains of the season start.