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April 23, 2022
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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This is a drop-in event but we encourage you to be there at 9 for the Mayor's Earth Day Proclamation!

Marion Orton Recycling Center

755 W. North Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
MLK Day of Service Wilson_Jan 2015 Rachel Pope
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2022 Earth Day Cleanup & Celebration!

Saturday, April 23, 2022

We are celebrating Earth Day by giving some love to Fayetteville's outdoors! 

Join us at the Marion Orton Recycling Center for the Mayor's Earth Day Proclamation followed by a family-friendly city-wide cleanup of our parks, lakes, streams, trails and streets. If you have a special spot you’ve been wanting to steward, now is your chance!

After the Mayoral Proclamation, volunteers will be given supplies and a cleanup destination.  Snacks and coffee will be available at kickoff, and t-shirts and Recycle Something gear will be given out at the end of the event.

Please park across North Street at St. James Missionary Baptist Church (we thank them for use of the lot) and carpool if possible.

Creek Cleanup Volunteers Needed
• The Illinois River Watershed Partnership is looking for volunteers to help clean up Hamestring Creek during the Earth Day festivities. For the check-in location and to help out with this effort please contact or call 479.422.5676
• The Beaver Watershed Alliance will be hosting a cleanup at Town Branch Creek and is looking for volunteers. Please contact to assist with their cleanup efforts this day.

Event sponsors and collaborators: Beaver Watershed Alliance, Illinois River Watershed Partnership, Washington County Extension Office.
Contact or 479-444-3467 for questions. This event is rain or shine, but may be delayed in the case of a downpour or thunder and lightning. See you there!

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