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Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 16, 2017
9 a.m. to Noon

 

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  *ALL SITES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.                            

Review site information on this page the day prior to your cleanup for changes or additional cleanup sites.


Campbell

1. San Tomas Creek
Site Description:
Closed for Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
The bridge behind Forest Hill Elem.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
12-20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
To sign up for this site:

n/a

 

2. Los Gatos Creek Park
Site Description:
Los Gatos Creek Park
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Los Gatos Creek Park Group Area
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Julie Kahrnoff - 408-918-4930  volunteer@prk.sccgov.org
To sign up for this site:

 

3. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Creekside Way downstream
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Sidewalk adjacent to creek in parking lot of the Marriott
Number of Volunteers Needed:
17
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Stefanny Moreno - 408-354-5385 svmoreno@wvcwp.org
To sign up for this site:

 

Cupertino

4. Calabazas Creek
Site Description:
Creekside Park
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Creekside Park bathrooms
Number of Volunteers Needed:
80
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Ursula Syrova - environmental@cupertino.org   
To sign up for this site:

 

Gilroy

5. Uvas Creek
Site Description:
Luchessa Road Bridge
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Christmas Hill Park
Number of Volunteers Needed:
100
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:

Susan Voss - 408-846-0460    Susan.Voss@ci.gilroy.ca.us

To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Evenbrite

Moderately steep creek banks & poison oak-  participants should wear long pants and sturdy closed toed shoes.  Children younger than high school age must be accompanied by a parent.  

 

 

Los Altos

 

38. Permanente Creek
Site Description:
McKenzie Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
behind Heritage Oaks Park
Number of Volunteers Needed:
25
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Linda Ziff - water@greentownlosaltos.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

Menlo Park / Palo Alto

6. San Francisquito Creek
Site Description:
intersection of Alma Street and East Creek Drive in Menlo Park
Volunteer Meeting Area:
We will meet at the park located at the intersection of Alma Street and East Creek Drive in Menlo Park.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
100+
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Erin Banks Rusby - 650-382-2314 erin@grassrootsecology.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

Due to hazards such as poison oak and working over a large area without constant access to the site coordinator, youth should be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Milpitas

7. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
Coyote Creek Trail Head
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Coyote Creek Trail Head on Ranch Road, at McCarthy Ranch Blvd
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Leslie Stobbe - 408-586-3352    lesliestobbe@ci.milpitas.ca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Resgiter here at Evenbrite

8. Berryessa & Tularcitos Creek
Site Description:
Berryessa / Tularcitos Confluence
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Gill Park at the corner of Paseo Refugio & Santa Rita Dr. 
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
yes
Site Coordinator:
Leslie Stobbe - 408-586-3352 lesliestobbe@ci.milpitas.ca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite

 

 

Morgan Hill

9. Uvas County Park
Site Description:
Cory Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Uvas parking lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Julie Kahrnoff - 408-918-4930 volunteer@prk.sccgov.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

Safety hazards include poison oak, ticks, and rattle snakes.

 

10. Ogier Pond
Site Description:
Morgan Hill Ogier Pond
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Beyond the brown gate at the dead end
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Julie Kahrnoff - 408-918-4930 volunteer@prk.sccgov.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

11. West Little Llagas Creek
Site Description:
Edmundson Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
100 Edes Court, Morgan Hill, CA
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Frank Alvarez - 408-310-4169 environ@morganhill.co.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

Mountain View

12. Stevens Creek
Site Description:
Central Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Dead-End of Central Ave. at the Stevens Creek Trail Entrance
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Eric Anderson - 605-903-6224 carrie.sandahl@mountainview.org

To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

Poison Oak is present at this location.

 

Palo Alto

13. Matadero Creek
Site Description:
East Bayshore at Matadero creek
Volunteer Meeting Area:
trail head at East Bayshore and Matadero Creek
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Kristen Struve - 650-799-0064 Kirsten_struve@hotmail.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

14. Adobe Creek
Site Description:
East Bayshore at Adobe
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Near parking lot at 3803 East Bayshore on the trail
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Joanna Tran - joanna.tran@cityofpaloalto.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

safety concerns: be aware of active yellow jackets on site

 

 

San José

15. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Willow Street
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Blackford Elementary School
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Karen Hoffert - khoffert01@yahoo.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

16. Los Gatos Creek

Site Description:
Closed for Private Group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Blackford Elementary School
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Leslie Anido - 408-505-1970 leslei_anido@sccoe.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

 
17. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
Tully Bayfields
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Tully Ballfields, 880 Tully Road
Number of Volunteers Needed:
150
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
yes
Site Coordinator:
Deb Kramer - 408-372-7053 deb@keepcoyotecreekbeautiful.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
Register here at Evenbrite

 

18. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Between Santa Clara St and San Fernando Street parallel to the Guadalupe River Walk.
Volunteer Meeting Area:

Meet at the enterest of the Arena Green East Enterence (W. Santa Clara St.)

Number of Volunteers Needed:
60
Parking is Available at the Site:
No
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
T.C. Sisco - 408-556-5916 TCSisco@Comerica.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

19. Guadalupe River Park
Site Description:
438 Coleman Ave.
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at the building in the park near the playground
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Christine Jeong -  minkyong.jeong@fairmont.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Evenbrite

 

20. Hellyer County Park
Site Description:
Cottonwood Reservation
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Volunteers meet at the Cottonwood Reservation
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Julie Kahrnoff -  408-918-4940 volunteer@prk.sccgov.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

21. Ross Creek
Site Description:
Ross Avenue Entrance 
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Ross Avenue, Safeway Parking lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
4
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Ken Kelly -  408-823-8201 kk20699@att.net
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

22. Thompson Creek
Site Description:
Pettigrew Drive
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Bridge at Pettigrew dr and Everdale
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Elain Talerico -  Lanie5017@gmail.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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23. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Little Italy San Jose
Volunteer Meeting Area:
St. John Bridge (On West St John St between North Autumn St)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
60
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Christine La - christine.la@salasobrien.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

24. Upper Penitencia Creek
Site Description:
White Road/Pent. Creek Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
By the GREEN "Girl Scouts" sign in front of the wooden vehicular bridge
Number of Volunteers Needed:
75
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Alex Bianchi - 408-623-4669 alex@demattei.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
Register here at Eventbrite

 

25. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Closed for private group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
15
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
William Fritz - 408-591-5245 bill@wgfritzconstruction.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

Poison Oak is present at this site.

 

26. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
1505 Schallenberger Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
The parking lot at the corner
Number of Volunteers Needed:
100
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Stuart Richardson - holly@sccreeks.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

27. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Guadalupe River
Volunteer Meeting Area:
438 Coleman Avenue
Number of Volunteers Needed:
100
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Ricky Davis - 408-298-7657 ricky@grpg.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

Santa Clara

28. San Tomas Aquino Creek
Site Description:
2158 Tasman Drive
Volunteer Meeting Area:
SE corner of Tasman Drive and Lickmill Boulevard
Number of Volunteers Needed:
30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Karin Hickey - 408-615-3097 kahickey@santaclaraca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

29. Saratoga Creek
Site Description:
El Camino Real
Volunteer Meeting Area:
2610 El Camino Real
Number of Volunteers Needed:

20

Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Karin Hickey - 408-615-3097  kahickey@santaclaraca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Eventbrite

 

30. Saratoga Creek
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Closed for private group
Number of Volunteers Needed:
25
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Bhawana Kamil - gs60510@gmail.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

 

Sunnyvale

31. West Sunnyvale Channel
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Parking Lot of Sheraton Hotel
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Somewhat littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Diana Ruud -  408-499-9363  diana.g.ruud@lmco.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

 

32. El Camino Storm Drain
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at creek gate
Number of Volunteers Needed:
1
Parking is Available at the Site:
no
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Nghi Truong -  neetruong@gmail.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A

The site is an On-land cleanup

Caution: Part of Creek runs alongside active construction

 
33. Guadalupe Slough/Sunnyvale West Channel
Site Description:
El Camino at Bowe
Volunteer Meeting Area:
End of Carl Road near Sunnvale WPCP
Number of Volunteers Needed:
45
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
No
Site Coordinator:
Jackie Davison - 408-730-7717 green@sunnyvale.ca.gov
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Evenbrite

 

34. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
SCVWD Guadalupe River
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Behind the Distrcit Headquarters at the picnic tables
Number of Volunteers Needed:
25
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
yes
Site Coordinator:
Heidi McFarland - 408-630-2331 HMcFarland@valleywater.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at Evenbrite

 

35. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Park Trail
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20 to 30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Steve Holmes - friendslgcreek@yahoo.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

 

36. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
445 Willow Street. Park on Lelong street
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20 to 30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Steve Holmes - friendslgcreek@yahoo.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

 

37. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
Closed for private group
Volunteer Meeting Area:
3552 Steval Place and Parking is Located in the cul-de-sac.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
20 to 30
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Steve Holmes - friendslgcreek@yahoo.com
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

 

39. TBD
Site Description:
TBD
Volunteer Meeting Area:
TBD
Number of Volunteers Needed:
TBD
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Moderately littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Christian Gutierrez
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

TBD

 

40. Alviso Slough
Site Description:
Alviso Slough
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Alviso
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes
Condition of Site:
Heavily littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
no
Site Coordinator:
Brett Calhoun - JCalhoun@valleywater.org
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

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Creek Connections Action Group - 5750 Almaden Expressway - San José, CA 95118 - (408) (408) 630- 2239 - info@valleywater.org