Volunteer Work Days announced for 2019

January 29, 2019

Join us for our 2019 volunteer work days!

Last year, our volunteers did INCREDIBLE work and accomplished so much.

–1/2 mile of trail resurfaced (Star K Ranch in Aurora)
–118 trees planted (Commerce City and Aurora)
–several dozen Russian olive trees were girdled (Star K Ranch in Aurora)
–dozens of trees were caged to prevent beaver damage (Commerce City and Aurora)
–ground was prepared and native plant seeds were dispersed (Denver and Aurora)
–hundreds of milkweed “seed bombs” made (Commerce City, Aurora, Denver)
–hundreds of bags of trash and invasive weeds collected (Commerce City, Denver, Aurora)

Join the fun, meet great folks, make new friends and leave a better Sand Creek Greenway for all of us to enjoy!

Here are the dates for 2019:

March 2 Commerce City
April 6 Aurora
April 20 Earth Day festivities (stay tuned!)
June 1 Aurora (We’ll be joined by Carl Bendorf, board member of the American Birding Association and founder of Iowa Young Birders for a brief talk on birding on the Greenway at the beginning of this work day!)
August 3 Denver
September 7 Xcel Energy Day of Service Commerce City
October 5 Denver

Email Beth at bnobles@sandcreekgreenway.org to get your name on the “alert” list for details about the volunteer work days below.  There will be other opportunities to help out as we move into the new year, too!

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Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership

About the Greenway

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is a jewel in the necklace of trails that has made Denver a national model for linked trail systems.

This 14-mile public greenway connects the High Line Canal in Aurora, Colorado with the South Platte River Greenway in Commerce City. Along the way, it passes through northeast Denver and the new Stapleton community.

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is open every day from dawn until dusk. Runners, walkers, nature viewers, horseback riders, and leashed dogs are encouraged to enjoy the trail. We invite you to become acquainted with our wilderness in the city.

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