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6 EVENTS: Saturday-April 21, 2012

Event Title Earth Day Cleanup and Beach Sweep
Contact: Sandy Perchetti sandy_perchetti@fws/gpv N/A
Sponsor: Various
Location: Galloway, NJ 08205
Where to Meet: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge 800 Great Creek Road.
Start/End Dates: 4/21/2012--4/21/2012
Start/End Times: 08:00 AM--01:00 PM
Description: Join refuge staff and volunteers to help clean up the environment and learn how Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge protects, conserves and enhances habitat for fish and wildlife. The day begins with a litter pick-up along the refuge’s Wildlife Drive, then stop under the big tent for lunch served by Friends of Forsythe. Since we are also celebrating National Environmental Education Week, stop by our Watershed Ambassador’s table to better understand the connection between what we do on earth and the impact on the environment. Registration required. Call 609-652-1665 ext. 19. or email sandy_perchetti@fws.gov. Co-sponsored by Galloway Township Clean Communities program.



Event Title Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore: Stewardship Day
Contact: Ted Winterfeld Ted_Winterfeld@nps.gov 219-395-1682
Sponsor: NPS
Location: Porter, IN 46304
Where to Meet: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore
Start/End Dates: 4/21/2012--4/21/2012
Start/End Times: 09:00 AM--12:00 PM
Description: Invasive species are one of the biggest problems Indiana Dunes faces. Each month on the third Saturday from 9:00a.m. to noon, join a ranger to learn about this national park while you volunteer your hand to improve it.

Contact Ted_Winterfeld@nps.gov to find out where in the park we will be working this month. Come prepared for the weather, wear sunscreen, bring bug spray and water.



Event Title River Cleanup at Big Rock in Santee Road Santee
Contact: Richard Dhu volunteer@sandiegoriver.org N/A
Sponsor: Various
Location: Santee, CA 92071
Where to Meet: in the field next to the Santee Equestrian center at 7980 Mission Gorge Rd
Start/End Dates: 4/21/2012--4/21/2012
Start/End Times: 09:00 AM--01:00 PM
Description: This month the San Diego River park Foundation’s Clean and green team will focus on the part of the river located near Big Rock Road and Mission Gorge in Santee. Volunteer teams have documented trash and debris in the fragile river habitat as a result of illegal dumping and debris from the 52-freeway. Join the community and the team to create a better and cleaner future for our river and our neighborhood. Volunteers will meet in the field next to the Santee Equestrian center at 7980 Mission Gorge Rd Make sure to dress for working outdoors including closed shoes (no sandals please!) a hat and sunscreen are also highly recommended, we will have all tools and supplies. Groups and families are encouraged to join us. Community service hours verified. For more info call 619.297.7380 or email us at volunteer@sandiegoriver.org



Event Title Volunteer at the Santee Native Plant Garden
Contact: Richard Dhu volunteer@sandiegoriver.org N/A
Sponsor: Various
Location: Santee, CA 92071
Where to Meet: 9111 Magnolia in Santee.
Start/End Dates: 4/21/2012--4/21/2012
Start/End Times: 09:00 AM--11:00 AM
Description: The Friends of Santee’s River Park invite you to help us care for Santee’s premier native plant garden at the historic Edgemoor Polo Barn. All tools and supplies provided. The beautiful Edgemoor barn is Santee’s only registered historic structure and a future museum. Activities consist of light gardening, pruning, watering, garden path maintenance as well as having fun and meeting new people. Dress in gardening clothes, closed shoes required. Hat and sunscreen recommended. This event occurs monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month. The barn is located at 9111 Magnolia in Santee. Groups and families are encouraged to join us. Community service hours verified. For more info call 619.297.7380 or email us at volunteer@sandiegoriver.org



Event Title Volunteer at the Santee Native Plant Garden
Contact: Richard Dhu volunteer@sandiegoriver.org N/A
Sponsor: Various
Location: Santee, CA 92071
Where to Meet: The barn is located at 9111 Magnolia in Santee
Start/End Dates: 4/21/2012--4/21/2012
Start/End Times: 09:00 AM--11:00 AM
Description: The Friends of Santee’s River Park invite you to help us care for Santee’s premier native plant garden at the historic Edgemoor Polo Barn. All tools and supplies provided. The beautiful Edgemoor barn is Santee’s only registered historic structure and a future museum. Activities consist of light gardening, pruning, watering, garden path maintenance as well as having fun and meeting new people. Dress in gardening clothes, closed shoes required. Hat and sunscreen recommended. This event occurs monthly on the 3rd Saturday of the month. The barn is located at 9111 Magnolia in Santee. Groups and families are encouraged to join us. Community service hours verified. For more info call 619.297.7380 or email us at volunteer@sandiegoriver.org



Event Title River Cleanup at Big Rock in Santee Road
Contact: Richard Dhu volunteer@sandiegoriver.org N/A
Sponsor: Various
Location: Santee, CA 92071
Where to Meet: Big Rock Road and Mission Gorge in Santee
Start/End Dates: 4/21/2012--4/21/2012
Start/End Times: 09:00 AM--01:00 PM
Description: This month the San Diego River Park Foundation’s Clean and green team will focus on the part of the river located near Big Rock Road and Mission Gorge in Santee. Volunteer teams have documented trash and debris in the fragile river habitat as a result of illegal dumping and debris from the 52-freeway. Join the community and the team to create a better and cleaner future for our river and our neighborhood.

Volunteers will meet in the field next to the Santee Equestrian center at 7980 Mission Gorge Rd Make sure to dress for working outdoors including closed shoes (no sandals please!) a hat and sunscreen are also highly recommended, we will have all tools and supplies. Groups and families are encouraged to join us.

Community service hours verified. For more info call 619.297.7380 or email us at volunteer@sandiegoriver.org





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