City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department

2022 Yeader Creek Cleanup

August 20th, 2022
Ewing Park

Join the City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa Rivers Revival, Polk County Conservation, Easter Lake Watershed Project, and other concerned citizens for a stream cleanup along Yeader Creek! Our natural areas are home to local wildlife, offer outdoor recreation opportunities, and provide beauty and relaxation. Help cleanup this waterway, the main tributary of Easter Lake, and make a positive impact on water quality, wildlife, and our local parks! As a thank you, all registered participants will be provided lunch.

Call 248-6399 or text DSMVOLUNTEERS to 84483 to sign-up for weather-related updates. 

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The City of Des Moines cannot guarantee that the volunteer or any of the event attendees will not become infected with COVID-19.  Volunteers and attendees use the City’s facility at their own risk.  

In order to comply with emergency proclamations by the Governor or Mayor, as such may be amended from time to time, and as public health guidelines evolve, for the safety of staff and the public, the Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel at any time. In addition, the Department reserves the right to change the registration requirements at any time. The Department will contact the volunteers as soon as reasonably possible with such cancellation or changes.

There are no shifts available at this time.

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