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Keeping California clean is a collaborative effort and requires everyone's help. Do your part by following a few tips, adjusting your routine, getting involved in a local clean-up, sharing your knowledge with others or by following us on social media.

Community Clean Ups

Help clean up your community and check out these events!

First Annual California State Parks Week

The public is invited to celebrate the first annual California State Parks Week, June 14-18, presented by California State Parks, Save the Redwoods League, Parks California and the California State Parks Foundation.

  • Land Acknowledgement Day - Jun 14, 2022
  • Kids Career Day - Jun 15, 2022
  • Health and Wellness Day - Jun 16, 2022
  • Stewardship Day - Jun 17, 2022
  • Partnership Day / Volunteer Day - Jun 18, 2022

Clean Up Event Summaries

American River Parkway Clean Up Event on Friday, April 22

Caltrans Stormwater partnered with the American River Parkway to collect over 2,000 pounds of trash with the help of over 60 volunteers. The most interesting items discovered included a sink and a loveseat from a vehicle.

Huntington State Beach Clean Up Event on Saturday, May 14

The Caltrans Stormwater Program organized a cleanup event at Huntington State Beach. Over 400 volunteers attended, picking up 145 pounds of trash across the beach.

 Huntington State Beach Clean Up Event on Saturday, May 14

American River Parkway on Saturday, May 21

The Caltrans Stormwater Program sponsored a cleanup on May 21 at American River Parkway. 29 volunteers attended picking up a total of 350 pounds of trash.

 American River Parkway on Saturday, May 21

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