TOWN OF WINDSOR
Sign-Up: Visit the Public Works Department at 8400 Windsor Road, Windsor, at the south parking lot, and look for a box and pick up one or more bright orange garbage bags any day between September 21-26, and then spend a few hours cleaning an area you are comfortable in. When you are done, email the stormwater coordinator (email@example.com) with the location of the corner you will leave the trash bags, so our Public Works Department staff can pick up the bags and dispose of them.
Details: Hosted by the Town of Windsor Storm Water Quality Program, this social distancing creek clean up event, aims to draw Windsorites outdoors Saturday, September 26 to clean up the streets or creek near your house or business. Click here to view the event flyer.
- Use proper personal protection: use gloves, wear good thick-soled shoes, use a trash picker if you have one, and wear your mask
- No group larger than 10 people
- Do not pick up any tires, needles or filled bottles
- Stay out of traffic
- Please obey all requirements in the Sonoma County Public Health Emergency Isolation Order for COVID -19
- Masks are required if you can’t safely stay at least 6-feet apart from those not in your household, and
- Please stay within the Town Limits
CITY OF COTATI AND DAILY ACTS HOSTING FREE SCAVENGER HUNT AND LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR FOR KIDS EVENT
Thursday, September 24
Details: Daily Acts invites you to go on your own Creek-Week Scavenger Hunt Clean-up, and share pictures of what you found and where you found it.
Then, on September 24, gather with us online in this webinar for kids, for a show-and-tell of our collective findings, and learn about ways we can improve our watershed health!During this webinar we will learn about our local watershed, defining features of a healthy creek, and ways your family can prevent trash from entering our watershed. There will even be an interactive guessing game activity for kids to learn about how to sort common trash, recycling, and compost items properly! A map will be shown displaying where individual trash clean-ups took place. Show-and-tell will include photos submitted before the webinar. We will wrap up with a reflection of patterns we noticed in our trash clean-ups, and ways we can all reduce storm water pollution in our day-to-day lives.
How to participate:
- Register for the event to receive your scavenger hunt list and instructions
- Complete your neighborhood or creek clean-up and take photos of the most interesting things you found. Submit your scavenger hunt, observations, and photos by 5:00 pm on September 23
- Attend the webinar on September 24 from 3pm – 4:30pm to learn about what we collectively found
UKIAH VALLEY COMMUNITY AND CREEK CLEANUP 2020
Saturday, September 26
: Everyone must pre-register for the event at www.surveymonkey.com/r/QNP95FB
. Walk-ins will be turned away. Volunteers must pre-register by September 24 to receive cleanup supplies and a location to clean. Clean as individuals or in established COVID bubbles only. Each bubble will be assigned a time to pick up supplies on September 26, a location to go to, and a place to leave your trash bag for later pick-up.
: COVID has created more litter than ever! Help us clean the Upper Russian River, its tributaries and dry land areas to keep trash out of the waterways. We will be cleaning as individuals or in established COVID bubbles only. If you have a specific place you’d like to clean or just want to do your own neighborhood, please indicate that on your registration. All participants must agree to watch a pre-recorded safety video, work only with those within your pre-existing COVID bubble and wear a mask and gloves at all times during the cleanup. The event is co-sponsored by the Mendocino County Resource Conservation District, Mendocino County Water Agency, MendoRecycle, and the City of Ukiah Public Works. To register, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/QNP95FB
RUSSIAN RIVERKEEP: HEALDSBURG, GUERNEVILLE, STEELHEAD BEACH, AND MARK WEST CREEK
Saturday, September 26
Time: 9:00 am-11:00 am
Sign-Up: Click the link to sign up
Details: This year’s Russian River Watershed Cleanup will incorporate CDC guidelines in order to create a safe experience for all! There are several scheduled cleanups in September on weekends rotating throughout the watershed as well as an option to set up your own independent cleanup at your convenience. Supplies and additional waivers will be provided as needed at predetermined locations for pickup and drop-off. A special surprise for each of our volunteers as a thank you for your ongoing stewardship and commitment is being offered!PLEASE NOTE: A copy of your Cleanup & Covid Liability Waiver MUST be on file prior to joining the cleanups.
Send waiver to firstname.lastname@example.org