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Virgin River Cleanup Day, City of Mesquite

September 10, 2022 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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Date:
September 10, 2022

Time:
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Location:
Hafen Lane Park

Please join the Virgin River Coalition and the City of Mesquite to commemorate 9/11 with a Community Service Day.

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022

Time: 8:00AM – 11:00AM – Breakfast provided between 8 – 9AM

Location: Hafen Lane Park, 450 W Hafen Lane, Mesquite, NV.

Volunteers will gather at Hafen Lane Park at 8:00 AM. Breakfast will be provided by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Mesquite Nevada Stake. The clean-up will begin at approximately 9:00 AM. Bottled water will be provided on site by the Eureka Hotel and Casino; however, participants are encouraged to bring their own water flask. Volunteers should dress appropriately for working outside: Long pants are recommended – you may be walking through brush. Please wear sturdy walking or hiking shoes (flip-flops are not appropriate). Please bring your own gloves if you have them; a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen are also advisable. Volunteers will be asked to complete a “Volunteer Release Form” – available at the Breakfast.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Cleaning up trash along the river from the walking trail to the river’s edge (North side of the river)
  • Cleaning up trash on the South side of the river -Tamarisk removal (Tamarisk is an invasive plant species)
  • Planting willow cuttings.
  • If you would like to help with the tamarisk removal – please bring a shovel and gloves.

For additional information please contact: Jeri Lynn Benell, Virgin River Coalition – Watershed Coordinator [email protected] Mesquite Welcome Center – (702) 493-3944

Location:

Hafen Lane Park

450 W Hafen Lane,
Mesquite,NVUnited States
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