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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.

 

Chico Parks and Greenways PALS Volunteer Calendar

The City of Chico, Parks Division is committed to helping ensure that volunteers have a rewarding and positive experience.  The PALS (Partners, Ambassadors, Leaders & Stewards) Volunteer Program welcomes all members of the public.

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.

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.

 

Friday, February 16th at 9am to noon- Parking Lot E (Monkey Face)
Volunteers will install markers on system trails and connectors in Upper Bidwell Park. the goal is to provide direction and encourage users to stay on system trails. Wear long sleeves/pants and sturdy shoes and bring water and a snack. Tools and gloves will be provided. Sponsored by Chico Velo-Trailworks.

Saturday, February 17th at (9am to noon) Pine Trail Upper Bidwell Park

Volunteers will be working to re-open the Pine Trail following the Santos Fire and re-constructing portions of the trail . Wear long sleeves/pants and sturdy shoes and bring water and a snack. Tools and gloves will be provided. 
Parking at trail head is limited so please carpool if possible. If you drive please park in the pull-off on the South Side of Hwy 32 (trail head is on the North side of Hwy 32). Because of the limited visibility & high speeds please use extreme caution when parking & crossing Hwy 32. Sponsored by Chico Velo- Trailworks.

Saturday, February 17th (9 am to noon) Lindo Channel Cleanup

Volunteers will meet at the Dixon St. and West Lindo. The focus will be litter removal from the Lindo Channel. Wear closed-toe, sturdy shoes, work clothes and bring gloves & water. Event sponsored by Chico First.

Saturday, February 24th (1 to 4 pm) Comanche Creek Greenway

Volunteers will remove weeds or pick up trash. Meet at the Greenway’s gravel parking lot at East Park Ave x Midway. Please wear closed-toe shoes and sturdy long pants (no leggings). For more information, call Janet at (530) 966-6861. Event sponsored by Friends of Comanche Creek Greenway. Rain cancels.

Sunday, February 25th (9am to noon) Comanche Creek Greenway

Volunteers will remove Himalayan Blackberry, spread wood chips and pick up trash. Meet at Comanche Creek Greenway’s gravel parking lot at East Park Ave and Midway. Wear sturdy closed-toed shoes and long pants (no leggings). For more information, call Heidi at 530-526-5000. Event sponsored by friends of Comanche Creek Greenway and Chico California Conservation Corps.

 

Please Check back, more dates to come.

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