Great Sierra American River Cleanup 2019
Saturday, September 21, 2019, 8 AM – Noon
and Confluence Historic Bridges Hike at 9 AM
ASRA & PARC, partnering with the Sierra Nevada Conservancy to Keep Our Sierra Rivers Clean & Safe!
Free Parking at the Confluence
Saturday, September 21, 2019 8AM – Noon
Meet at the Old Auburn-Foresthill Curved Bridge near the Confluence
(3 miles below Auburn near the Highway 49 River Crossing)
Upper North Fork Volunteers meet at Colfax-Iowa Hill Bridge
Check in at the Protect American River Canyons information booth to register and receive your free Confluence Map, (first 25 volunteers, 1 per family), trash collection bags, water and snacks. Wear sturdy shoes, bring gloves and a water bottle.
Free parking for volunteers.
For more information contact the Auburn SRA office at 530-885-4527 or PARC at 530-885-8878.
The cleanup is a river wide cleanup that focuses on the Auburn State Recreation Area.
Canyon Keepers Hike
Historic Bridges of the Confluence
Meets at 9:00 am at the Confluence Cleanup check-in booth.
Protect American River Canyon’s
Free Paddle Safety & Junior Ranger Day
Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 - 11 AM to 4 PM
Try out a variety of canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards suitable for rivers and lakes. River and lake paddling boats provided by Sierra Outdoor Center & Protect American River Canyons.
Hands on Junior Ranger Activities focus on American River Ecology!
For more information contact Guy at Sierra Outdoor Center 530-885-1844 or PARC at 530-885-8878.
Directions: From I-80, take the Foresthill exit in Auburn. Drive 6 miles to the Upper Lake Clementine entrance to the Auburn State Recreation Area on the left.
The event is free. There is a $10 per car Auburn SRA parking fee.
NO dogs or alcohol.
Auburn Community Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 10 AM-4 PM
Recreation Park, 123 Recreation Drive, Auburn
The Auburn Harvest Festival features giant pumpkin and scarecrow contests, quality live music, delicious food, arts, crafts and an opportunity to make a paper animal mask at the PARC/Canyon Keeper booth.
Thanks to all who participated in the Earth day American River Cleanup activities and iNaturalist BioBlitz on April 13, 2019!