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2014 marks FoLAR’s 25th La Gran Limpieza: The Great Los Angeles River CleanUp!

To commemorate this special anniversary, we are making a change to our event.

This year, we will host THREE SATURDAYS of river cleanup:

Saturday, April 26: Valley sites
Saturday, May 3: Glendale Narrows sites
Saturday, May 10: Lower River sites

9AM to noon each day

Scroll down this page for sites, maps & waivers.

Group reservations via phone 323-223-0585.

Individuals click button to register:

13 RIVER SITES:

APRIL 26:

LA River at Sepulveda Basin
LA River at Bette Davis Picnic Area, Griffith Park
Haines Canyon Channel at Tujunga Wash
Glendale Narrows Riverwalk, Glendale – FULL

MAY 3:

Los Feliz Blvd East, Atwater Village
Sunnynook Footbridge, Atwater Village- FULL
Fletcher Drive/Bowtie Parcel, Glassell Park
Taylor Yard, Cypress Park – FULL
Marsh Park, Elysian Valley – FULL
Steelhead Park, Elysian Valley – FULL

MAY 10:

Compton Creek, Carson
Willow Street Estuary, Long Beach
Golden Shore Marine Biological Reserve, Long Beach

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Marsh Street  Steelhead

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Compton CreekWillowGolden Shore

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  • ALL SITES REQUIRE THAT VOLUNTEERS SIGN THE FoLAR LIABILITY WAIVER
  • except WILLOW STREET AND GOLDEN SHORE REQUIRES FoLAR LIABILITY WAIVER_LONGBEACH VERSION
  • TUJUNGA WASH, COMPTON CREEK AND WILLOW STREET also require LA COUNTY WAIVER
  • GLENDALE NARROWS RIVERWALK requires CITY OF GLENDALE WAIVER
  • YOUTH UNDER 18 MUST HAVE GUARDIAN SIGNATURE AND ADULT SUPERVISION
  • DOWNLOAD THE EVENT FLYER FRONT PAGE HERE
  • DOWNLOAD THE 2-PAGE WILDLIFE & PERSONAL SAFETY GUIDELINES HERE
  • WEAR WORK CLOTHES, STURDY SHOES, LONG PANTS, HAT & SUN PROTECTION 
  • ALSO HANDY TO BRING ARE GRABBER ARM TOOLS, WADERS / RUBBER BOOTS
  • WE PROVIDE: GLOVES, TRASH BAGS, WATER, SNACKS, FUN, AND GIVEAWAYS!
  • ZERO WASTE OPTIONS: BRING YOUR OWN WATER BOTTLE & BRING AN OLD PLASTIC BAG OR A REUSABLE BUCKET FOR TRASH COLLECTION

VIEW OUR TRASH SORT TRAINING VIDEO HERE

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