Are you joining us for Confluence Trash Bash or Mission: Clean Stream/GM Earth Day?
When you register, you may be asked to select a clean up site based upon the site grade. We do our very best to pre-scout every site that will be cleaned up. When we do so, we assess it for things like accessibility as well as trash. Our grading system is:
A Flat. Open. Suitable for all ages and some limited mobility.
B Some Slopes. Some Brush. Recommended for 9 and up. Full mobility suggested.
C Heavy trash. Heavy brush. Steep slopes. Full mobility needed. Recommended for 16 years old and up. Sites containing inappropriate trash (condoms, drug paraphernalia) Should also be ranked as C even if it is not difficult terrain.
D. Experienced volunteers only. Heavy lifting. Steep slopes. Heavy brush. May involve heavy equipment and power tools. Must be pre-approved to participate in these sites.
Just to let you know, we almost never actually have a D site available but if you want to do heavy lifting, check out the stream team calendar for other opportunities to get involved across the region and the state.
As always, dress for the weather and bring a water bottle and gloves.