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River Health Day co-hosted by Eco Goods: Chinatown Bridge Parklet Beautification
June 8, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Volunteer and make a difference at the Chinatown Bridge Parklet!
June is San Lorenzo River Month! To celebrate our river and the Riverwalk, we are partnering with Eco Goods to co-host a very special June River Health Day. Building on park beautification efforts made by other downtown businesses in April, we will be removing invasive grasses and applying mulch around native plants at the Chinatown Bridge Parklet along the banks of the San Lorenzo River. Our overall goals are to ensure native plants have the space they need to thrive and to help beautify the Santa Cruz Riverwalk. This event is open to the public and to all ages so bring your friends and family!
Our June River Health Day has a couple of special features. First, Eco Goods is generously offering a 10% in-store discount to all volunteers. Each volunteer will also be entered in a raffle for the chance to win other prizes. Thank you Eco Goods for this additional support!
This event will take place on the west bank of the San Lorenzo River at the Chinatown Bridge (pedestrian bridge crossing from San Lorenzo Park). We will meet at the Santa Cruz Riverwalk on the downtown side of the Chinatown Bridge adjacent to River Street. Paid parking is available on River Street. We highly recommend walking or biking to the event as there is limited parking in the area. Gloves and tools provided.
We recommend that all volunteers dress in comfortable gardening clothes, including long pants, socks and sturdy shoes. Bring sun protection and a reusable water bottle. Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Call (831) 464 9200 with any questions before the event.
Thank you to our River Health Day sponsors: Schwemm Family Foundation, Monterey Bay Aquarium Employee Conservation Action Fund, Patagonia Santa Cruz Outlet, Western Digital, Poly, Newman’s Own Foundation, Omega Nu of Santa Cruz, Helen and Will Webster Foundation, and Kaiser Permanente.