Friends of the Afforestation Areas

Date & Time

Sat, September 19, 2020
9:00 am

Location of cleanup

George Genereux Urban Regional Park
City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Meeting Place

GPS is 52.1132738,-106.7901621 [ 133 Range Road 3063] Drive south on Pike Lake Highway. The park is South of Blairmore Shopping malls, & South of 11th st compost. Turn Right after wetlands then quick Left.

Cleanup Ended

Additional Info

At George Genereux Urban Regional Park, which is West of CNR overpass at Sk Hwy 7, there will be a large handy trash bin on site for Sat. Sept 19 - between 9:00 and 5:00. Additionally, DUE to COVID this clean up will take place now - to - September 31, 2020 during the Meewasin clean up for folks who wish to clean up on their own for these extra days. Email, text or phone 306.380.5368 for a meet up if you are going in your own bubble and if you are bringing bags, or would like to receive bags at the park. Please record your litter clean up on the Litterati app or with pencil on Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Cards. If you are coming out to the Sept 19 clean up, there will be prizes! Free facemasks, refreshments, plastic gloves & trash bags. Bring your own cloth gloves, and wear shoes or work boots. Please help locate additional trucks, wheelbarrows, trailers [email protected] We are expecting people to arrive at staggered shifts throughout the day, with people cleaning the large - 147.8 acre - forest staying within their own COVID bubble for safety, and wearing masks when closer than 6 feet apart. Thank you. The forest is about 1/2 mile by 1/2 mile square and it should be easy to socially distance and keep all volunteers safe that way or use masks if close contact happens. At George Genereux Urban Regional Park, the City of Saskatoon will install a handy trash bin on site for Sat. Sept 19 - between 9:00 and 5:00. Prizes to win on Sat. Sept. 19, 2020! Free facemasks, refreshments, plastic gloves & trash bags.

Goal(s) of This Cleanup

  • Save, conserve and protect the semi wilderness urban regional park

Cleanup Coordinator

  • Julia Adamson

Participants

2/30 Participants

About this site

Description

147.8 acres of afforested woodlands located in the West Swale also known as the Yorath Island Glacial Spillway

Cleanup History

Since 2020, there have been 2 cleanups that have collected 19130kg of trash at this site.