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October 7, 2023
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Site 1: Along Serpentine Drive

Site 2: Near Soda Springs Park

Site 3: Near Memorial Park

Site 4: Near Schryver Park

Manitou Springs, CO 80829
A map showing the creek week locations, outlined in the "Locations" section.
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Creek Week Community Cleanup

Saturday, October 7, 2023

The City of Manitou Springs is teaming up with the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce, COSILoveYou, the Business Improvement District, and the Fountain Creek Watershed, Flood Control, and Greenway District to bring you an expanded Creek Week Cleanup event!

Mark your calendars for October 7, 2023, from 9 a.m. to noon. Let's come together and make a difference for our environment. This initiative is all about enhancing our city's environmental stewardship efforts and keeping our waterways clean. We're hitting four key spots along Fountain Creek: Serpentine Drive, Soda Springs Park, Memorial Park, and Schryver Park. It's a massive undertaking, and we need your help! Volunteers will be at the heart of this endeavor, actively removing debris from the creek.

What's New: This year, we're making the cleanup extra special by creating a "Litter Letter." The discarded waste we collect will form the letter "M," representing Manitou Springs. This unique letter will join others to create an artistic installation that serves as a temporary reminder of the importance of environmental preservation.

The Litter Letter is part of “The Pikes Peak Litter Letter Project,” supported by the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance, Fountain Creek Watershed Flood Control & Greenway District, Creek Week, and the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region.

Let's make this cleanup a success! We need YOUR help. The more volunteers we have, the greater impact we'll make. Let's show our commitment to a cleaner, healthier environment.

Ready to be part of this meaningful effort? Register now at the provided link: Sign-Up Link

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