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HOW TO GET STARTED:

  1. Have a group of 10 or more? Please contact Shane Romain, Park Services Coordinator prior to the workday at (530) 896-7831 email:parkinfo@chicoca.gov
  2. Volunteers under 18 need to have a parent/guardian release form signed prior to work. Download: Volunteer Application
  3. Dress in layers for the weather and wear Closed-toed shoes; bring your own water bottle and work gloves if you have them.

 

City of Chico Parks and Greenways Volunteer Calendar

The City of Chico, Parks Division is committed to helping ensure that volunteers have a rewarding and positive experience during their volunteer work.  The Volunteer Program welcomes all members of the public. In addition to volunteering in Bidwell Park, the City also needs your help in our creeks, greenways and other specialty parks. Tools, instruction, and water is provided onsite—please bring your own water container.  

For more information, please contact Shane Romain, Park Services Coordinator at 530-896-7831 or via email at : parkinfo@chicoca.gov

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Calendar Updated Often. Please Check Back Frequently.

Heavy rain cancels events & this schedule may change --
Please check work site location the day of event. If there are 10 or more in your group, please call or email parkinfo@chicoca.gov in advance of work sessions.

Saturday, July 15th (8 am to 11 am) Chico Community Watch, Biweekly Lindo Channel Cleanup. Meeting location is at the bridge at Manzanita and Longfellow . Wear closed-toe shoes and bring gloves & water.

For more information, call Dan at (530) 518-6628

 

Saturday, July 22nd (8 am to 11 am) Comanche Creek Greenway Volunteers will help improve greenway entrances and creek access areas, pull weeds or pick up trash. Meet at the parking lot at East Park Ave. at Midway. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water. For more information, call Janet at (530) 966-6861.

Saturday, July 29th (8 am to 11 am) Chico Community Watch, Biweekly Lindo Channel Cleanup. Meeting location is at the bridge at Manzanita and Longfellow . Wear closed-toe shoes and bring gloves & water.

For more information, call Dan at (530) 518-6628

 

Saturday, August 12th (9AM-12PM) Water Quality Monitoring in Big Chico Creek

Join The Stream Team citizen scientists in conducting water quality assessments to track the health of Big Chico Creek. Meet at Five Mile Picnic Area Parking Lot (Centennial Way) at 9AM. Free, and training is provided. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call The Stream Team (530) 342-6620.

Saturday, August 26th (8 am to 11 am) Comanche Creek Greenway Volunteers will help improve greenway entrances and creek access areas, pull weeds or pick up trash. Meet at the parking lot at East Park Ave. at Midway. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water. For more information, call Janet at (530) 966-6861.

 

Saturday, September 9th (9AM-12PM) Water Quality Monitoring in Big Chico Creek

Join The Stream Team citizen scientists in conducting water quality assessments to track the health of Big Chico Creek. Meet at Five Mile Picnic Area Parking Lot (Centennial Way) at 9AM. Free, and training is provided. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call The Stream Team (530) 342-6620.

Saturday, September 23rd (9 am to noon) Comanche Creek Greenway Volunteers will help improve greenway entrances and creek access areas, pull weeds or pick up trash. Meet at the parking lot at East Park Ave. at Midway. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water. For more information, call Janet at (530) 966-6861.

 

Saturday, October 14th (9AM-12PM) Water Quality Monitoring in Big Chico Creek

Join The Stream Team citizen scientists in conducting water quality assessments to track the health of Big Chico Creek. Meet at Five Mile Picnic Area Parking Lot (Centennial Way) at 9AM. Free, and training is provided. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Annual Volunteer Thank-you Picnic following this event. For more information, call The Stream Team (530) 342-6620.

 

 

 

 

Please Check back, more dates to come.

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