Come out and help clean up the rivers and creeks within the River des Peres Watershed! (RIVER DOO PAIR)
Saturday, October 20, 20188 am - 2 pmWillmore Park7200 Hampton Ave St. Louis, MO 63109
Sign-in & Announcements: 8:00-9:00 amCleanup: 9:00-12:00pmWatershed Celebration and Lunch: Willmore Park, 12:00pm – 2:00pm
* Sign-in location and lunch will be at Willmore Park (Jamieson Ave at Hampton Ave).
* The Watershed Celebration will occur in Willmore Park (Jamieson Ave at Hampton Ave) immediately after the trash pick up and includes a pizza lunch for everyone, activities, and music. Prizes will be awarded for interesting trash finds!
What to wear?Prepare to get dirty! Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes that they do not mind getting dirty. Closed toe shoes are required. Long pants and bug spray are recommended. Dress for the weather. You may want to bring a change of clothes and shoes in case you get really muddy or fall in the creek. Rubber river boots will come in handy if you have them. We will provide everyone with heavy duty gloves and trash bags.
GSA will provide water during clean-up and drinks for after clean-up during lunch. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket for the "Bash".
In gratitude, River des Peres Watershed Coalition will supply:* Special event t-shirts
* Prizes for “Best of” trash contest
* Breakfast and Lunch
* Great friends
* Good times
Who is River des Peres Watershed Coalition?: A number of organizations and partners working toward clean healthy waters in the River des Peres and tributary streams, including: River des Peres Watershed Coalition, League of Watershed Guardians, Great Rivers Greenway, Missouri Stream Team, City of St. Louis, participating municipalities, and Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District
What are they doing?:Promoting the connection of land and water through neighborhood and stream clean-upsEducating the public on how they can MAKE A DIFFERENCE in their neighborhoodsDeveloping and promoting partnerships within the River des Peres watershed