Sierra Club’s Monday Night Cleanups help preserve local parks

SUBMITTED NEWS RELEASE

Photo courtesy of the Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space -- North Valleys Regional Park is one of many Washoe County parks and open space areas that will benefit from the Sierra Club’s Monday Night Cleanups

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 [email protected]

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.

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