Tuesday, March 21, 2017

A Good Opportunity for Some Community Service

Bear Creek Stewardship

Earth Day          April 22, 2017
Check-in 8:30-9:00 am   Clean up: 9:00 – 12:00

Registration & Check-in:

There are five check in/out booth locations where participants can turn in waiver forms and get clean up supplies and materials, and turn in clean up items when they are done for the day.

1. South side of the intersection of McAndrews Road and the Bear Creek Greenway. Parking available at the Rogue Valley Mall north side of McAndrews Road.

2. Alba Drive (near Dairy Queen and the intersection of Barnett Road) at the entrance to the Bear Creek Greenway. Parking available at the Little League fields on Alba Drive.

3. Coyote Trails Nature Center Solar Pavilion, parking available across Bear Creek at the U.S. Cellular Community Park Baseball Fields.

4. Hawthorne Park near the Bear Creek Greenway, parking available off of Main Street in the parking lot.

5. Blue Heron Park in Phoenix, parking available at Blue Heron Park.

See the maps below for parking and meeting locations.


Check-in 8:30-9:00 AM. Clean Up 9:00 to 12:00 PM
Participants should return tools and equipment to the check-in booths where they started.

Safety issues:

Steep Slopes, Water Body on Site, Hazardous Materials/Needles, Poison Oak, Uneven or Slippery Ground

How to Dress and the right Footwear:

Sturdy shoes, closed toe water shoes, hiking boots, rubber boots that allow both walking and potentially wading into muddy or calm water areas.

Temperature varies during spring mornings: suggest wearing layers, with long pants to prevent abrasions and long sleeve light shirt to protect from plants and sunshine. Something warmer on top of your long sleeve shirt until the sun warms the air.

Maybe a light daypack for carrying water bottle, personal items needed during three hour morning.
Minimum age:
8 years old, accompanied by adult.


All clean up tools will be provided: gloves, bags, buckets, pick-up devices. These items need to be returned to the registration/check-in booths by 12 noon.


Snacks and beverages will be provided at the registration/check-in booths for all participants.

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