City of Oakland
(Last Updated On: April 19, 2019)

The has its Earth Day Volunteers Clean And Green Program. Here’s the release about it.

, CA – On Saturday, April 20, thousands of volunteers will clean and green over 80 locations at the 25th Annual Earth Day. Approximately 50 sites are in parks, open spaces, or along creeks and other waterways, and approximately 35 sites will be neighborhood cleanups of streets, sidewalks, and schools. Volunteers will pick up litter, remove graffiti, weed and plant, and restore native plant habitat. Public Works sponsors this event, with support from the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, and participation of more than 70 community groups, including Friends of Sausal Creek, Parks and Recreation Foundation, Keep Beautiful, and Communities for a Better Environment.

Bushrod Recreation Center Director George Henderson participates in city-wide cleanups year-round “because it brings community together from all walks of life. We want to do our part in the community; we do this by being an example while sprucing up and showing our love.”

Groups and individuals of all ages and abilities are invited to join. All tools are provided. The sites listed below can accommodate large groups. Groups of 10 or more should RSVP with the project site coordinator. Individuals and small groups are encouraged, but not required, to RSVP.

Sites and Addresses

Arroyo Viejo Park

7701 Krause Avenue

Brookfield Elementary

401 Jones Street

Bushrod Recreation Center

560 59th Street

Channel Park

1 – 10th Street

Clinton Square Park

620 International Boulevard

Damon Slough

6600 Oakport Street

Dimond Park and Recreation Center

3860 Hanly Road


300 Derby

Middle Harbor Shoreline Park Beach

2777 Middle Harbor Road

Morcom Rose Garden

700 Jean Street

Northgate Neighborhood

554 25th Street

Tassafaronga Village Park

975 85th Avenue

Temescal Creek in the Rockridge Temescal Greenbelt

Woodminster Cascasde in Joaquin Miller Park

3232 Joaquin Miller Road


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