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National River Cleanup Day
Saturday, May 21, 2016
9 a.m. to Noon

RAIN OR SHINE, THE CLEANUP WILL CONTINUE

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  *Cleanup sites may change, please come back and check the day before your cleanup.


Campbell

1. Lexington Reservoir
Site Description:
Lexington Reservoir
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Parking lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
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:
Anthony Sanchez - Santa Clara County Parks
To sign up for this site:

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, e-mail volunteer@prk.sccgov.org or visit www.parkhere.org

 

2. San Thomas Aquino
Site Description:
n/a
Volunteer Meeting Area:
n/a
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:
Lisa Kostlan - Forrest Hill Elementary
To sign up for this site:

This site is for a private party.

 

3.San Thomas Aquino Creek
Site Description:
Westmont Avenue to McCoy Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Westmont Avenue at the bridge west of the school playing field
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
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:
Cesar Arellano - West Valley Clean Water Program
To sign up for this site:

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, visit www.cleancreeks.org.

For more information, e-mail intern@wvcwp.org

 

 

42. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Lexington Reservoir
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Frontage Road Parking Lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
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:
Anthony Sanchez - Santa Clara County Parks
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, e-mail volunteer@prk.sccgov.org

 

Cupertino

4. Calabazas Creek
Site Description:
Creekside Park creek enterance
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Creekside Park bathrooms
Number of Volunteers Needed:
80
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes but very limited. Please carpool.
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Ingrid Velásquez, City of Cupertino
To sign up for this site:

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, email environmental@cupertino.org.

 

45. Calabazas Creek
Site Description:
Private Group - Cub Scout Pack
Volunteer Meeting Area:
N/A
Number of Volunteers Needed:
N/A
Parking is Available at the Site:
N/A
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Patrick Burleson
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

N/A




Gilroy

5. Uvas Creek
Site Description:
n/a
Volunteer Meeting Area:
n/a
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:
Susan Voss, City of Gilroy
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

This site is for a private party.

 

6. Coyote Lake
Site Description:
Boat Launch parking lot
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Boat Launch parking lot
Number of Volunteers Needed:
Unlimited
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:
Sadie Webster - Santa Clara County Parks
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
Register here at EventBrite or call (408) 842-7800 for more information.

Los Altos

7. Permanente Creek
Site Description:
Heritage Oaks Park to end of Diversion Channel
Volunteer Meeting Area:
picnic tables at 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, GreenTown Los Altos
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, go to greentownlosaltos.org


Los Gatos

8. Guadalupe Reservoir
Site Description:
Dam on Hicks Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Dam on Hicks Road
Number of Volunteers Needed:
10
Parking is Available at the Site:
Yes but it is limited
Condition of Site:
Somewhat Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Jack Marshal - Boys Team Charity
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

For more information, please call 408-218-8662 or email jack@marshall-artist.com




9. Los Gatos Creek / Vasona - SITE IS NOW FULL
Site Description:
Vasona Dam to Los Gatos Creek
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Vasona Dam on Garden Hill Drive. Do not park inside Vasona. Park on Garden Hill near the dam.
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:
David Lane, Santa Clara County Park and Recreation Dept.
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

UPDATE 5/6/16: SITE IS NOW FULL.

For more information, please call 408-918-4930.

 

Milpitas

10. Calera Creek
Site Description:
Milpitas High School to North West of Highway 680
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Milpitas High School parking lot
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:
Kelly Jost - Kelly's Kids Birthday CLUB
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, email kellykell77@yahoo.com or call (408) 667-5510.

11. Milpitas
Site Description:
Milpitas
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Milpitas
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:
Leslie Stobbe - City of Milpitas
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

For more information, visit ci.milpitas.ca.gov.

For more information, email lesliestobbe@ci.milpitas.ca.gov or call (408) 586-3352.

 

Morgan Hill

12. Anderson Lake/Woodchoppers
Site Description:
n/a
Volunteer Meeting Area:
n/a
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:
Julie Cooper - Santa Clara County Parks
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

This site is for a private party.

 

43. West Little Llagas Creek
Site Description:
100 Edes Court, Morgan Hill
Volunteer Meeting Area:
100 Edes Court, Morgan Hill
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 - City of Morgan Hill
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, email cynthia.iwanaga@morganhill.ca.gov

Mountain View

13. Stevens Creek
Site Description:
Central Avenue to Dana Street
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Stevens Creek Trail entrance at the end of Central Ave. (NOT Central Expressway)
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:
Eric Anderson - City of Mountain View

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

Register here at EventBrite.

 

14. Stevens Creek
Site Description:
Mountain View
Volunteer Meeting Area:
n/a
Number of Volunteers Needed:
n/a
Parking is Available at the Site:
n/a
Condition of Site:
Moderately Littered
This Site is Appropriate for Volunteers Under 16 Years of Age:
Yes
Site Coordinator:
Ravi Chohan
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

n/a

 

15. Stevens Creek - Cancelled
Site Description:
101 Bayshore Freeway to Crittenden Lane
Volunteer Meeting Area:
End of Crittenden Lane (GPS points will be provided)
Number of Volunteers Needed:
65
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:
Rachelle Cardona - Save The Bay
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

For more information, visit www.savesfbay.org/volunteer.

 

Palo Alto

 

16. Matadero Creek
Site Description:
Trail along Matadero Creek
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Trailhead at Matadero and East Bayshore
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:
Kirsten Struve - City of Palo Alto

Kirsten.struve@cityofpaloalto.org

650 329 2421

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

Register here at EventBrite.

 

17. Adobe Creek
Site Description:
Highway 101 to .5 miles down stream
Volunteer Meeting Area:
3921 East Bayshore Road (Peninsula Conservation Center)
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:
No
Site Coordinator:
Claire Elliott
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Email: clairee@acterra.org

Register here at EventBrite.

Phone:  650-962-9876 ext. 311

For more information, www.acterra.org/stewardship

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San José

18. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
Palisade Footbridge to 101 overpass south of Hellyer Park
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Cottonwood Group Area
Number of Volunteers Needed:
50
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:
Jacob Waltemeyer - Santa Clara County Parks
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, email jacob.waltemeyer@prk.sccgov.org

 

19. Guadalupe Creek CLEANUP ON 5/22 (SUNDAY) Cleanup Time: 1:30PM - 3PM

Site Description:
696 Palm St. to between Grant Ave and Edwards Ave
Volunteer Meeting Area:
At the creek ramp across the street from 696 Palm St.
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:
Carol Cassell - Jewish Community Relations Council
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Visit www.jvalley.org/jcrc for more information.

Cleanup time: 1:30PM - 3PM

Register here at EventBrite.

 
20. Thompson Creek
Site Description:
Backside of Pettigrew Drive to Quimby Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at pedestrian bridge to Thompson Creek Trail
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:
No
Site Coordinator:
Jennifer Wheelock
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
Register here at EventBrite.

 

21. Los Gatos Creek
Site Description:
Leigh Ave Bridge to Meridian Bridge
Volunteer Meeting Area:

Front of Blackford Elementary School

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:
Leslie Anido - Blackford Elementary School
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

 

22. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
W St. John to W Julian St
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Corner of W St John and N Almaden St.
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:
Chris Bartunek - San Jose Fairmont
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

 

23. Ross Creek
Site Description:
Ross Ave. to Camden Ave.
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Safeway Store on Ross near Branham
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:
Kenneth Kelly - Santa Clara Valley Water District
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

 

24. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
880 Freeway in GRP to Coleman Ave
Volunteer Meeting Area:
438 Coleman Avenue Inside the Vistor's Center
Number of Volunteers Needed:
35
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:
Volunteer Coordinator - Guadalupe River Park Conservancy
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

For more information, visit www.grpg.org

 

25. Upper Pent. Creek
Site Description:
Capitol/Upper Pent. Creek Road to Capitol/just passed White Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
by girl scouts sign (green/white)--also by wooden vehicular bridge near White Road
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:
Alex Bianchi - De Mattei Construction
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

For more information, visit www.demattei.com

 

26. Coyote Creek and Coyote Creek Trail
Site Description:
Capitol Expressway to Singleton Road
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Tuers Road Coyote Creek 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:
William Fritz - Star Fellowship
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

For more information, visit www.starfellowship.org

 

27. Guadalupe Creek
Site Description:
Water District Headquarters Building
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Water District Headquarters Building
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 Olson - Santa Clara Valley Water Distict
To sign up for this site (or for more information):
For more information, visit www.valleywater.org

 

28. Guadalupe River
Site Description:
In the Creek Bed at Locust and Woz to 1/2 mile north and south from start point
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Locust and Woz
Number of Volunteers Needed:
115
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:
Bernie Rosales - City of San Jose

bernie.rosales@sanjoseca.gov

(408) 535-3538

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

Register here at EventBrite.

 

29. Lower Silver Creek - CANCELLED
Site Description:
CANCELLED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CANCELLED
Number of Volunteers Needed:
40
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:
Rodger Lundgren - City of San Jose Parks
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

 

 

30. Penitencia Creek
Site Description:
Mabury Road to Jackson Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet next to restroom building in center of park (look for Ranger truck)
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:
Will Bick - Santa Clara County Parks
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, visit www.parkhere.org

 

36. Coyote Creek
Site Description:
3171 Lone Bluff Way
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Lone Bluff Park
Number of Volunteers Needed:
200
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:
Deb Kramer - Keep Coyote Creek Beautiful + Clean
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

 

 

 
37. Guadalupe Creek  - CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Site Description:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
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:
Steve Holmes - South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

 

 

 
38. Guadalupe Creek - CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Site Description:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
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:
Steve Holmes - South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

 

 

 

39. Los Gatos Creek - CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Site Description:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
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:
Steve Holmes - South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

 

 

 

44. Guadalupe River - Private Group
Site Description:
St. John Bridge
Volunteer Meeting Area:
St. John Bridge
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:
Carl Salas - Rotary Club of San Jose / Salas O'Brien
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

For more information, email christine.la@salasobrien.com

40. Los Gatos Creek - CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Site Description:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
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:
Steve Holmes - South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

 

 

 

41. Los Gatos Creek - CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Site Description:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
Volunteer Meeting Area:
CLEANUP SITE COMPLETED
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:
Steve Holmes - South Bay Clean Creeks Coalition
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

 

 

 

Santa Clara

31. San Tomas Aquino Creek
Site Description:
Both sides of Tasman Drive between Lickmill Boulevard and Great America Parkway. On land cleanup.
Volunteer Meeting Area:
North Bound Lickmill Boulevard just south of Tasman
Number of Volunteers Needed:

14

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:
Karin Hickey - City of Santa Clara

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

Register here at EventBrite.

kahickey@santaclaraca.gov

408-615-3097

32. Saratoga Creek
Site Description:
North Side of El Camino Real Overpass to end of Cul De Sac on Bowe Avenue
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at SCVWD gate north bound El Camino Real at Bowe Avenue
Number of Volunteers Needed:

15

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:
Karin Hickey - City of Santa Clara
To sign up for this site (or for more information):

Register here at EventBrite.

kahickey@santaclaraca.gov

408-615-3097


33. San Thomas Aquino Creek
Site Description:
Monroe St. to Scott Blvd.
Volunteer Meeting Area:
San Tomas Aquino Creek Staging Area, Monroe St.
Number of Volunteers Needed:
0
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:
Ed Maurer - Santa Clara University

This is a private site.


 

 

 

Sunnyvale

34. Sunnyvale East Channel/Calabazas
Site Description:

East Channel near Tasman to East Channel at Calabazas

Volunteer Meeting Area:
Baylands Park, 999 W. Caribbean, Sunnyvale, CA 94089. Follow signs to meeting location (near recycled water garden). Let kiosk know you are there for cleanup.
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:
No
Site Coordinator:
Jackie Davison, City of Sunnyvale

Register here at EventBrite.

 

 
35. Sunnyvale - Lawrence station
Site Description:
1175 WILLOW AVENUE to 1059 REED AVENUE
Volunteer Meeting Area:
Meet at creek site
Number of Volunteers Needed:
1
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:
NGHI TRUONG

This is a private event.

 
   

 

 

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