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Earth Day (Joe Kleiber Memorial) Clean-Up

  • Southwood Access 5220 S South Southwood Road Springfield, MO, 65804 United States (map)

**REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED**
**EARTH DAY FLOAT IS CANCELLED **
**SHORELINE CLEAN-UP = 3-5pm**

GENERAL INFO

Event Host: James River Basin Partnership
Official Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1609756885745872/

Place: Southwood Access ( 5220 S. Southwood Road, Springfield, MO 65804 )

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018
Time: 3:00am – 5:00pm

Admission: Free
Pre-Registration: Yes, Required. Registration is now closed.

 

THE DETAILS


Celebrate Earth Day by making an impact on our beloved James River and Lake Springfield!
At this annual memorial clean-up to remember our dedicated JRBP volunteer and Ozark river enthusiast, Joe Kleiber, we will be focusing on cleaning up: 

  1. Shoreline clean-up at Southwood Access
  2. Shoreline clean-up at Springfield Lake Clay Henshaw Memorial Access (fishing peirs) and  Tailwaters Access 
  3. EARTH DAY FLOAT IS CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER AND OUR FLOATERS' SAFETY

 

CHECK-IN 

Check-in begins at 2:30pm at the Southwood Access for ALL participants.

After a safety talk, and distribution of bags and gloves, participants will be either:

  1. Begin shoreline clean-up at Southwood Access
  2. Or will be asked to drive a few miles up the road to begin a shoreline clean-up at Springfield Lake Clay Henshaw Memorial Access (fishing piers) and Tailwaters Access  

 

EYE ON THE WEATHER

We will be keeping our eye on this Sunday's weather as it develops, and will announce any updates/changes via email, Facebook, Twitter, and our website

 

THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS

Springfield-Greene County Parks and Recreation

Bass Pro Shops

Missouri Department of Conservation

Earlier Event: April 20
When Our Powers Combine #EarthDay
Later Event: May 5
Native Plant Market