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Freeport and the Delta
This year the Delta Conservancy is partnering with Gary Hare
of Hammerdirt and the Sacramento Area Creeks Council to document creek and river debris.
We're using NOAA's Marine Debris Program specifications, and Kobo Toolbox for data collection. If you are interested in learning more about this citizen science project, please contact Aaron at the Delta Conservancy 916 376-4023.
Review the check list to the left to come prepared!
Public clean-up sites in Freeport and the Delta are listed below.
Review the site descriptions and check the map links to select your site.
Then click the button to register.
We ask that all volunteers please complete and bring our volunteer waiver to give to their site leaders. And if you are registering for a group or organization please download our Group Waiver to fill out and hand to your site leader.
Your information will be sent to our administrative volunteers who may contact you to confirm your clean-up site location, provide you with additional instructions, or answer any questions you may have. You may be reassigned to a location as space allows.
Please report at 9:00am sharp on Saturday, April 29th to your confirmed clean-up site. Your team leader will provide you with instructions, garbage bags and help get you started.
Clean-up Site Locations:
Located in Suisun City, this trail runs for approximately 1 mile along the northern edge of Suisun Marsh where Laurel Creek flows into the marsh. It is a flat, paved, protected trail that is great for families with lots of beautiful views of the marsh and wildlife. The site is south of CA-12 and about 15 minutes east of I-80.
Directions and MAP - Directions - from I-80 travel east on CA-12. Take the Marina Blvd exit and turn south on Marina Blvd. We will meet at the intersection of Marina Blvd and Driftwood Dr.
This half-mile site is great for families. It's complete with little challenges for the young ones and bigger challenges for the adults. It's near Freeport and only 10 minutes from I5 & Meadowview.
Directions and MAP - Directions - From Interstate 5, take the Cosumnes River Blvd exit, travel east on Cosumnes River Blvd for approx. 1.7 miles, turn right at signs onto dirt road. Drive 10 mph and follow signs.
Help the Rio Vista Windsurfing Association and the Sherman Island Kiteboarding Organization volunteers clean a 1.6 mile stretch of the Sacramento River along the north side of Sherman Island. Report at 9:00 at "The Sign" where leaders will provide an orientation, facilitate carpooling and assign clean-up spots.
Maps to assigned spots will be provided here. Parking is difficult along the river, so volunteers are encouraged to carpool to their assigned spot. While it may be nice, it may also be very windy. Dress in layers and prepare for the winds.
CAUTION: Sturdy shoes and gloves are a must here because of unstable footing and glass on rocky banks. Parts of the river are accessed from the narrow road shoulder. Not suitable for young children.
DIRECTIONS: SEE MAP Meet at "The Sign" just south of Rio Viento RV Park on West Sherman Island Road. Take left fork immediately s/w of RV park.