Come help us on May 17 at 9am!
Thank you for your interest in helping cleanup the San Lorenzo. All of our cleanups begin at 9am at the sites described below. RSVPing is not required (except at Henry Cowell where a limited number of entrances are available), but is very helpful for us in coordinating the event. We have cleanups at multiple sites along the San Lorenzo. Click here for a map of all locations.
We would like to encourage all volunteers to attend the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Celebration on the Wharf. This free event begins after the cleanup and goes until 5pm.
Thanks to all of these organizations for their support!
What you will need to participate:
A full and reusable water bottle Sun protection Layered clothing appropriate for the weather Closed-toed Shoes You don’t need to bring these, but it would be helpful: Buckets to hold garbage Reusable gloves Litter grabbers Rubber boots or waders Please choose from the following sites:
Felton Covered Bridge:
At this county park, volunteers and members of the Valley Women’s Club will be walking beyond the grass into the river banks and pulling trash from within the riparian zone. Please help us keep this wonderful community park clean! Click here for a map.
At this state park, volunteers, Park Docents, and members of the Friends of State Parks will be collecting litter south of the Entrance Bridge. Volunteers who RSVP will be able to get their entrance fee to the park waived. We will meet in front of the visitors center. Click here for a map.
Highway 1 Bridge:
South of Highway 1 on the west bank of the San Lorenzo, volunteers will meet here to cleanup litter in the downtown and Tannery sections. The specific meeting location will be on the levee at the small park that has workout equipment. Parking will be available in the Ross/World Market shopping center. Click here for a map.
If you have a volunteer group or have another site in mind, please contact us! We are also looking for volunteers with River or Beach cleanup experience to assist in hosting sites. If you have this, please contact us directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org