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Great American Cleanup

Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup Fountain Creek Watershed

April 15, 2023     9am     Fountain Creek Watershed from Palmer Park to Pueblo

New!  Alli Schuch, Executive Director, Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control and Greenway District talks to KRDO News Radio 105.5 FM, 1240 AM and 92.5 FM about the Great American Cleanup!  Listen here.

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The 2023 Great American Cleanup is on April 15th 2023

Trash bags and gloves will be provided. 

Please dress appropriately for our ever-changing weather, bring sunscreen, gloves, and wear closed toe shoes. Participants under 16 must be supervised. All participants are required to fill out a liability waiver.

Crew Leader material pickup schedule.

Contact if you have questions.

Join the Hydration Celebration across the Watershed after the cleanup!
Volunteers have 4 locations to choose from and will receive coupons from Crew Leaders on the day of the event. 

  • Redeem *$1 off drink of choice* at Red Leg Brewery- 2323 Garden of the Gods Rd Colorado Springs, CO 80907
    - Available all day Saturday (hours 12-10pm)
  • Redeem *$2 off any craft beer up to three beers* at Peaks and Pines Brewing Co- 212 W. Illinois Ave. Fountain, CO 80817 OR 4005 Tutt Blvd Colorado Springs, CO 80922
    - No expiration date, one coupon per person
    - Food at food trucks available for purchase at Fountain location & Blackjack Pizza at Tutt location
  • Redeem *$1 off drafts, free popcorn, soda and pizza* at Walters Brewery and Taproom - 126 Oneida St, Pueblo, CO
    - 12-3pm on the patio if weather permits, inside back room if not
    - *Sponsored by Pueblo Lions Club
    - Food at food trucks available for purchase
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The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the nation's largest community improvement program, which takes place annually during spring in over 15,000 communities nationwide.

The Fountain Creek Watershed District will conduct this 1-day cleanup in collaboration with local governments, nonprofits, Friends groups and neighborhoods. We encourage everyone to join a cleanup near you and give our home watershed a spring cleaning!

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