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Litter Cleanup, Site Maintenance

Annual Johnson Creek Clean-Up!

 

The Johnson Creek Watershed Council invites you to our 12th Annual Clean-Up on Saturday, August 24! 

Come join Johnson Creek Watershed Council for our annual creek clean up! This is part of our ongoing effort to create a healthier and safer Johnson Creek. Each year a team of over 200 people come together to remove ~5 tons of garbage, and celebrate all the weird trash we found and vote for silly (and very important) awards.  Be part of the change with us!

RSVP REQUIRED sign up HERE: http://www.jcwc.org/events/cleanup2019/

Volunteers will meet at 8:00 am at Mill Park in Milwaukie before dispersing in groups to designated sites. Following the Clean-Up, we will be celebrating with a BBQ and awards ceremony (namely the team who found the weirdest trash item and dirtiest volunteer) from 12:30 pm - 2 pm.

Saturday, August 24

8:00 am – 8:45 am — Registration

8:45 am – 9:00 am — Rally

9:00 am – 12 pm – Clean-Up 

12:30 pm – 2 pm – BBQ and Awards 

  • First time? No problem!

  • Participants of all ages invited (Children are welcome, and must be accompanied by an attentive adult) 

  • 100% Closed-toed shoes are required- Sorry, no Keens or similar shoes! :(

  • Dress in appropriate clothes that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy

  • Tools and gloves will be provided

  • Carpooling from Mill Park to clean-up sites encouraged

Free T-shirts for the first 200 to arrive!

We also have a lot of jobs that are NOT in the water! If you are interested in photography, set up/break down, registration, helping transport trash from the banks to the dumpsters, or BBQ support, please sign up HERE!

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What-To-Bring pro tips: For the BBQ portion: a picnic blanket, lawn chairs, a change of clothes for the journey home and a towel just in case!

Meet at: Mill Park 6201 SE Overland St., Milwaukie

Tri-met: Bus lines 71 and 33. Taking public transit? We have free bus tickets for you! Bring your used bus ticket to the event and we’ll hit you back with 2 to compensate your travel to and from.


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