Canyon Day Clean-up is scheduled as follows. Please join us and tell us you're coming! Community service credit hours are available (certificate signed by Prez Pam Luster!), all participants receive a free t-shirt (while supplies last) and a certificate of participation.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
8:30-8:45 a.m. (This is a change from years past!) Meet at Mesa College Parking Lot #1 off Marlesta to register your participation in Canyon Day. -- PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF AT THE TRAILHEAD. Please bring your work gloves if you have some! After registering, you'll walk down to the clean-up area with a group.
8:45 a.m. Park Ranger Janice Lavallee will provide a safety talk before the canyon cleanup, which will involve trash and invasive species removal. Tools and supplied are provided.
9:00 a.m. Clean-up begins. Information talks about the flora, fauna and geology of the canyon will be presented by Professors Leslie Seiger, Don Barrie and Bill Brothers of the canyon a.m. to 1 p.m. Cleanup: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
12:00 to 1 p.m. Refreshments, certificate presentation.
NOTICE TO PARTICIPANTS
* Volunteers are asked to sign in at Mesa College Parking Lot #1 off Marlesta to register your participation in Canyon Day. -- PARENTS, PLEASE DO NOT DROP OFF AT THE TRAILHEAD. Please bring your work gloves if you have some!
* Not recommended for children under 10 years of age or pets. Children under 18 must have a signed waiver slips (click here for Mesa College waiver form and City of San Diego Waiver Form) or be accompanied by a parent/guardian. The waiver forms are available on this website, just click on Posters and Waiver forms on the right. Questions? Call 619-388-2942
* Closed-toe shoes, long pants and long-sleeve shirts are required.
PARKING: Park along Marlesta and Genesee, or in Lot #1, Mesa College; parking is free and permits are NOT required for the day. Do not drop off at the trailhead site; please be careful and use crosswalks while crossing Genesee. (Click on Canyon Day Map at left for locations).
THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW:
We're On YouTube and Facebook!
Canyon Clean-up 2012 was cancelled due to inclement weather.
Check out the photos of 2011 Canyon Clean up here.
Watch a video of the 2010 Canyon Cleanup
Watch a video of the 2008 Canyon Cleanup
Thank you for helping us to clean our canyon!
Canyon Day Co-Chairs
Lina Heil, Mesa College Information Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Geology Professor Don Barrie, email@example.com