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Willow Planting Event

9 am - 5 pm
 
Volunteer with the Middle Colorado Watershed Council and plant willows along Butler Creek!  Butler Creek is located 16 miles north of Rifle, Colorado on lands managed by the White River National Forest. 
 

Clifton Nature Park Volunteer Day and Nature Walk

Join us in maintaining and creating healthy landscapes to live and play by participating in the clean-up of Clifton Nature Park!
 
The event will take place from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. Friday, September 29, 2017, including the opportunity for a descriptive nature walk after pulling weeds and picking up trash. 
Make sure you pack sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks, and water. We recommend you wear a long sleeve shirt, long pants, and sturdy shoes. We will have some gloves available, but if you have a favorite pair— please bring them along!

Colorado River Cleanup

SIGN UP for one of three sections:
  • Palisade Boat Ramp to Corn Lake State Park
  • Corn Lake State Park to Redlands Parkway Boat Ramp
  • Redlands Parkway Boat Ramp to Fruita State Park Boat Ramp
How to sign up:
  • Stop by or Phone Whitewater West 970-241-0441
  • or phone Monica and leave message 970-623-5158
  • or email Monica at whitewaterwest@bresnan.net

Clean-up of Clifton Nature Park

Join us in maintaining and creating healthy landscapes to live and play by participating in the clean-up of Clifton Nature Park!
 
The event will take place from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. Sunday, August 6, 2017, including the opportunity for a descriptive nature walk after pulling weeds and picking up trash.
 
Make sure you pack sunglasses, sunscreen, snacks, and water. We recommend you wear a long sleeve shirt, long pants, and sturdy shoes. We will have some gloves available, but if you have a favorite pair— please bring them along!
 

Gunnison River Stewardship Trip

Join CCA for a day on the river! They'll be working with rangers from the BLM Uncompahgre Field Office for a service project on the Gunnison River.  

Please Bring:

  • A boat! Smaller crafts preferred.
  • Don't have a boat? We can help you find one!
  • Lunch
  • Closed-toed-shoes
  • Pants
  • Long Sleeve shirt

Contact NCA Stewardship Coordinator, Ryan McConnell (ryan@canyonsassociation.org) to sign up and for details about what to bring.

Ruby Horsethief River Cleanup

Earth Day Volunteer Event

Join us on Saturday, April 22nd at the Uravan Ball Park to help clean up the park, remove invasive brush, build shade shelters, and help build and install birdhouses and signage! Free afternoon barbecue to follow. There will also be presentations by sponsors and a local birder (Coan Dexter). Share a memorable experience with friends!
 
Hosted by the Rimrocker Historical Society, the Dolores River Restoration Partnership, and the Tamarisk Coalition.
 
For more details, call the Rimrocker Historical Society at 970-865-2100.

Clifton Nature Park Volunteer Day

Take part in National Volunteer Week by joining Alpine Bank, Mesa County, Clifton Sanitation, the Desert Rivers Collaborative, and the Tamarisk Coalition in a clean-up of Clifton Nature Park! Shifts are available from 9-11 and 11-1 on Friday, April 28th. 
 
Please bring sunglasses, sunscreen, long sleeve shirts, long pants, sturdy shoes and a water bottle and snacks. We will have some gloves, but if you have a favorite pair, please bring them along.  
 

Dolores River Riparian Restoration and Tamarisk Removal

Take a volunteer vacation with Audubon Rockies, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Tamarisk Coalition, and the Dolores River Restoration Partnership!

Join us on National Public Lands Day for this camp-out trip working to restore a native ecosystem inside the absolutely stunning Dolores River Canyon Wilderness Study Area.

Fryingpan River Cleanup

Volunteers of all ages welcome! Join Roaring Fork Conservancy for a free breakfast before cleaning up a 1-mile section of the river. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash.

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION
Breakfast and registration start at 8:30 am near Lions Park and the Midland Spur side of Basalt Town Hall. Teams of 3-4 people are arranged, assigned about 1-mile of river, and head out to clean up around 9:15 am. Entries of trash for prizes must be registered at Lions Park by 11:45 am.

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Friday, September 29, 2017

Organizer: Mesa County, the Tamarisk Coalition, Clifton Sanitation District, and the Grand Junction Target store

Clifton, CO
Join us in maintaining and creating healthy landscapes to live and play by participating in the clean-up of Clifton Nature Park!

 
The event will take place from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. Friday, September...

Friday, September 29, 2017
Gateway, CO

Take a volunteer vacation with Audubon Rockies, Wildlands Restoration Volunteers, Tamarisk Coalition, and the Dolores River Restoration Partnership!

Join us on National Public Lands Day for...

Saturday, September 30, 2017
Cottonwood, AZ

Dead Horse Ranch State Park, located in Cottonwood, Arizona, will celebrate its 29th Annual Verde River Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017. Park entrance fees will be waived for all visitors...

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Organizer: Middle Colorado Watershed Council

Rifle, CO
9 am - 5 pm
 
Volunteer with the Middle Colorado Watershed Council and plant willows along Butler Creek!  Butler Creek is located 16 miles north of Rifle, Colorado on lands managed by the White River...
Saturday, October 28, 2017

Organizer: Dolores River Restoration Partnership

9812 CO-90
Bedrock, CO 81411

Help with revegetation efforts along the Dolores River by helping a fencing project at the boat-ramp in beautiful Bedrock, CO. The group will be building buck and rail fencing to help protect...

Monday, April 16, 2018

Organizer: Hutchins Water Center at Colorado Mesa University

Grand Junction, CO

An Evening with River Photographer ...

Friday, April 20, 2018

Organizer: Mesa County, RiversEdge West, Clifton Sanitation District, and Alpine Bank

Clifton Nature Park
Clifton, CO
Join us during National Volunteer Week in maintaining and creating healthy landscapes to live and play by participating in the clean-up of Clifton Nature Park!
 
The event will take place from 9 a.m...
Saturday, April 21, 2018

Organizer: RiversEdge West and Grand Valley Audubon Society

610 Dike Rd
Grand Junction, CO 81507
Be part of the movement to restore Grand Valley Audubon Nature Preserve!

Volunteers, working with Grand Valley Audubon Society and RiversEdge West staff, will install a pollinator garden; plant...

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Organizer: Rim to Rim Restoration

Mayberry Native Plant Propagation Center
UT

Join Rim to Rim Restoration for  Earth Day on Saturday, April 21st at Mayberry Plant Propagation Center.  Enjoy light refreshments, a self-guided tour, check out our new projects or just fly a...

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Organizer: Colorado Riverfest

Grand Junction, CO

SATURDAY, August 4, 2018. 

Learn more here.

Collect and transport trash to a takeout on three...

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