SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE
RENO, Nev. — Help efforts to sustain our public parks by joining the Sierra Club for a series of volunteer cleanups every Monday evening from April 12 through the end of October. Cleanups will be held at a variety of regional parks and open space locations and will focus on picking up trash and pulling invasive weeds.
Cleanups begin at 5:30 p.m. and are expected to last about two hours. Be sure to wear sturdy, close-toed shoes, bring a pair of work gloves and water.
What: Sierra Club Monday Night Parks Clean-ups
When: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Mondays from April 12 through October
first cleanup scheduled for April 12 at Rancho San Rafael Regional Park
Contact: for locations, call (775) 473- 1445 or email Sierracleanup@hotmail.com
Details: All ages welcome, wear close-toed shoes, bring gloves and water.
Future cleanup sites include:
April 19: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park north of the McCarran tunnel
April 26: Mayberry Park
May 5: Golden Valley Park
May 10: Horizon Hills open space area
May 17: North Valleys Regional Park
May 24: Horizon Hills open space area
May 31: Memorial Day: no cleanup scheduled
June 7: Sun Valley Regional Park
June 14: Debussy Drive open space area
June 21: Debussy Drive open space area
June 28: Sun Valley Regional Park
Monday Night Volunteer Cleanups are sponsored by the Sierra Club in partnership with Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful and Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space. The department’s mission is to provide exceptional parks and open space, and recreational opportunities while preserving our natural, historical and cultural resources. For more information, visit www.washoecountyparks.com.