Earth Day

Des Plaines River Cleanup

Saturday, April 20, 2024 8-10 am

Make a difference this Earth Day by participating in the annual Des Plaines River Cleanup! Volunteer your time to clean up the Des Plaines Riverbank and Thatcher Woods. Clean up bags, disposable gloves, and first aid supplies will be available at both the River Forest Park District and the Trailside Museum of Natural History. Please indicate pick-up location when registering. This event is rain or shine.
  • Bring reusable water bottle
  • Wear pants, bright-colored long sleeved shirts, and boots
  • Bug spray and sunscreen are recommended.
  • Disposable gloves will be provided, but plan on bringing sturdy work gloves from home.
  • Garbage bags will be provided
  • First aid supplies will be provided
Pre-registration is required.

Click here to register your group

Download the Registration Form

Download the Information Letter

Download the Clean Up Map

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