Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Keep Carbondale Beautiful at (618)525-5525 or email@example.com. Individuals and groups are encouraged to participate. E-mails go out to the volunteer list whenever there is an upcoming opportunity. Come if you can.
Want to adopt* your own spot?
If your group has a Spot, or wants to have a Spot, KCB can send a guest speaker to your meeting.
*Adopt-a-Spot: This year-round program has been in operation for 25 years. Groups help out all over town –
– KCB assigns locations (with your input)
– you schedule your monthly cleanups;
– KCB provides bags and gloves.
SPRING 2014 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
February 22 Saturday Cleanup along Wall Street. Meet at 10 am in the south parking lot at Attucks Park on North Wall Street. We'll work till noon.
March 1 - Cleanup Pyles Fork Creek and Preserve. Wear waterproof boots and/or prepare to get wet. Meet at 9 am at Attucks Park on North Wall Street. This is a joint cleanup with Green Earth, Inc.
March 22 Saturday Native Tree and Plant Sale at JALC. Contact KCB for details (esp. botanists).
March 27 and 28 - Training for the Read for the Environment program.
March 31-April 4 Read for the Environment: Travel to a local grade school and read a book about the environment to a 1st-, 2nd-, or 3rd-grade class.
April 12 Spring Cleanup and Recycling Day. Carbondale's major cleanup. Hundreds of volunteers expected. T-shirts and other prizes. Lunch served.
May 3 Saturday Cleanup along the east entrance to town: Route 13* from Giant City Road east. Meet at the parking lot of Taco Bell at 10 am. We'll work till noon.
*Watch the safety video at the bottom of www.dot.state.il.us/aah/guidelines.html
SUMMER 2014 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
We're planning a garden tour in June ...
We'll have regular cleanups TBA