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Sept. 15: Marsh Creek Cleanup 2012

Save the date, the Marsh Creek Cleanup 2012 is quickly approaching with this year’s event set of Saturday, September 15 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm  in Oakley.  There are 9-sites this year for targeted clean up.

Prior to the Creek Clean up event, the Friends of Marsh Creek will be holding a meeting on Sept. 6 from 7-9 pm at Liberty Union High School District Offices in Brentwood.

Here is information on the Creek Clean up from their website

 

Marsh Creek Cleanup

  • Saturday, September 15th
  • 9AM to Noon

Join hundreds of your friends, neighbors and classmates as we cleanup Marsh Creek on California Coastal Cleanup Day. Last year over 400 volunteers removed over 4 tons of trash from 14 miles of creek.

Help make a difference!

Help make it a GREENER Event:

This year we are making an effort to decrease the amount of plastic bags we use in order to be more green! Bring a bucket or something to gather trash in that is reusable or recyclable!

Sites:

There are nine sites planned for being cleaned up this year.

Please register for the site you would like to work at.

Registration:

Please register on this site and then download the waiver located at

http://fomcw.org/files/2012IndividualCCWaiver.pdf

Groups  can use a multi-signature sheet:

http://fomcw.org/files/2012_GroupCCWaiverSheet.pdf

Families can all go on one waiver.

Check List:

  • Bring your signed waiver- this helps make things go faster!
  • Waiver can be downloaded at the link at the bottom of this page.
  • Wear sun protection, closed toe shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather.
  • Bring work gloves and a bucket or reusable/ recyclable container to collect trash in.

About Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed

The Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed (FOMCW) work to raise awareness in the community about
the value of Marsh Creek and its watershed. The members of FOMCW bring diverse backgrounds, interests and expertise to help protect, preserve and celebrate the wonderful natural features of our
community.

FOMCW is active throughout the community. We have established native gardens and cleanups. We
participate in and conduct monitoring programs. We serve on advisory committees and provide
input to city, county, state and federal agencies. We support education in the schools and provide opportunities for all in the community to learn more about the local watershed. We continue to
look for other opportunities to reach out to the community and invite YOU to join us!

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1 Response »

  1. this sounds like a great event!

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