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Bidwell Park & Chico Creeks Cleanup

32nd Annual Bidwell Park and Chico Creeks Cleanup

Thank you to 504 community volunteers that helped with this year's event!

When: On September 21st, 2019 from 9AM - 12:30PM

Where: Hooker Oak Park, check-in begins at 9 AM

Each year, Butte Environmental Council teams up with the City of Chico, Butte County, and the Great Sierra River Cleanup to organize 500 community volunteers to pull TONS of trash and recyclables out of our creeks and beloved park. Trash in our creeks pollutes the water and damages crutial habitat.

Scrounge up your work clothes, grab your boots, water bottle, and your friends to join us for the Cleanup! A post-event Volunteer Appreciation BBQ will be held at Hooker Oak Park. Both events are open to all ages.

How Can You Join Us?

Pre-register either as an individual or a group at one of the following links:
All event participants must sign a safety waiver on the day of; youth under 18 require a parent or guardian's signature. Registering here in advance (especially for teams) helps stream-line check-in.  

Remember to wear sun protection, long pants, and sturdy shoes. Bring gloves and a water bottle. Water stations will be available.

Day of the Cleanup

Please arrive at 9:00 AM at Hooker Oak Park to sign event waiver and start the check in process. Those who have pre-registered will skip the registration line and begin recieveing cleanup materials and t-shirts. Bring your friends and family, work clothes, boots, gloves and reusable water bottles.

After the Cleanup

Join us at Hooker Oak Park after the Cleanup for a Volunteer Appreciation BBQ catered by Madison Bear Garden!

Food, music, and games will be held as a thank-you from us to all of our amazing volunteers.



Become a Friend of the Cleanup!


Please CLICK HERE to be directed to our online donation page. 

Your contribution will support the Cleanup efforts this year to pull hundreds of pounds of trash from our beloved creeks and waterways!


Platinum Level Sponsors $1,000+:

Gold Level Sponsors $500+:

Silver Level Sponsors $250+:

Green Level Sponsors $50+:

Brooklyn Bagel Works - Sierra Central Credit Union - Grana - Six Degrees Coffee - Costco - New Earth Market