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Upcoming Events

21
Oct

Join us in celebrating our birthday with live music, a gourmet island-style dinner and a silent auction!

 

28
Oct

Be apart of Make a Difference Day and help remove vegetation from Big Chico Creek!


                 

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2015 Bidwell Park & Chico Creeks Clean-Up

Join hundreds of volunteers in this effort to remove thousands of pounds of garbage and recyclables from our beloved parks & creeks.

Saturday, September 19, 2015

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

For ALL information on this event & to register, click here.

Hundreds of volunteers will gather at two locations:

BEC has joined with the City of Chico to hold these community cleanups since 1986 to keep our parks and creeks beautiful. “It is so satisfying to see all the garbage and recyclables pulled out of the creeks and park every year” says Robyn DiFalco, BEC’s executive director.

Over the years BEC volunteers have pulled 7 tons of recyclables, 14 tons of scrap metal and 77 tons of garbage out of the park and creeks.

Help BEC get the creeks ready for the upcoming rainy season. BEC is seeking volunteers to help with the planning process, as well as for the day of the event. Make it a fun day by inviting family, friends or coworkers to form a team.

Volunteers are encouraged to wear long pants and sturdy shoes. Bring gloves and a water bottle, water will be available. All volunteers will be treated to a free BBQ afterwards and there will be a raffle with some great prizes (must be present to win).

 

 

 

 

Event Location: 
Hooker Oak Recreation Area OR
1057 Park Ave.
Chico, CA 95928
Contact Phone: 
(530) 891-6424
Date of Event: 
September 19, 2015:
9:00am to 12:30pm
Type of Event: 
Cleanup