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Rancho Cordova

Volunteer Instructions

2020 Volunteer Registration Opens February 15th.

 

Public clean-up sites in Rancho Cordova are listed below.  Review the site descriptions and check the map links to select your site.  Then click the “Volunteer” button to register for your site.

 

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

 

Please review the checklist to the left to come prepared.

 

Volunteers will be provided refreshments at 8:45 AM at all clean up sites on Saturday, April 18th.   Your team leader will provide you with instructions, garbage bags and help get you started.

 

If you have registered for a group, please forward our Volunteer Waiver to your members or their parents or guardians.

 

Clean-up Sites Locations


Cordova Creek at Moraine Circle  Volunteer

Younger children are welcome but should be supervised, as this is a concrete lined canal with tall steep banks. Trash collection will occur on top banks and within the concrete channel.  DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Park near Dedo Way and La Loma Drive and walk about 400 yards east along the levee towards River Bend Park Apartments. (volunteer capacity: 20)


Cordova Vineyards Neighborhood Clean-Up Volunteer

No children under 14 unless accompanied by an adult. Volunteers will be picking up litter from residential streets in the Cordova Vineyards neighborhood before it enters our creeks and rivers! Volunteers in Neighborhood Services (VINS) leads this clean-up event. Park and meet at vacant lot at Ribier Way and Aramon Drive (MAP) (volunteer limit: 10)


Recycle Road Basin  Volunteer

 

No children under 14 unless accompanied by an adult. Volunteers will be cleaning a stormwater detention basin within the City of Rancho Cordova’s industrial area. DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Park on Recycle Road by basin gate entrance near 3440 Recycle Road


Tributary 1 at Horn Rd. Volunteer

No children under 14 unless accompanied by an adult.  Volunteers will be cleaning along a low-flow channel with steep vegetated banks. Ladders and/or ropes will be provided to allow for greater ease of access to creek bottom, which is usually dry.  Expect to spot singing birds in the brushy trees and look for ground squirrels near their burrows.
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Turn onto Old Winery/Horn Rd. off of Folsom Blvd.


Tributary 1 at S. White Rock Rd.  Volunteer

Banks are steep. No children under 14 permitted unless accompanied by an adult. Ladders and/or ropes will be provided to allow for greater ease of access to creek bottom, which is usually dry. (volunteer capacity: 30.)  DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP  Park along S. White Rock.


White Rock Neighborhood Creek Clean-Up Volunteer

No children under 14 unless accompanied by an adult. Volunteers will be picking up litter from residential streets in the White Rock neighborhood before it enters our creeks and rivers! Volunteers in Neighborhood Services (VINS) leads this clean-up event. Park and meet at White Rock Community Park (MAP) (volunteer limit: 12)


If you would like more information about clean-up sites in Rancho Cordova, please contact Margarita at (916) 851-8897 or Email: [email protected]