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Clean Up Green Up

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Clean Up Green Up

Join us for the 33rd Annual Cleanup-Greenup, co-sponsored by Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) and the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA). Volunteers will work together to clean up 152 miles of the Arkansas River in preparation for Spring runoff.

Trash can be left behind any AHRA recreation site three-panel sign, placed in the dumpster at the Buena Vista Community Center, or brought to our trash drop-off site at Riverside Park in Salida.

All registered participants will be given lunch, which will be served at Riverside Park. Please join us for the Gear Up For Summer event, also being held at Riverside Park. Free PFDs will be given to the first 50 youth. Other community organizations will be present, helping our local community to gear up for a safe and fun summer.

Pre-Register to pick your location here. The first 100 registrants will receive a volunteer t-shirt! Lunch is included.


8:30-9:30am- Check in or register to get trash bags, gloves and your lunch ticket

Salida: Riverside Park

BV: Community Center (west entrance)

Lunch: Noon-1pm. Bring your trash and your lunch ticket back to the check-in location for a free volunteer appreciation lunch.

Gear Up to Summer

Riverside Park – 10am – 1pm

Join AHRA and other agencies and local non profits for activities and information about summer youth and adult programs and additional volunteer opportunities. First 50 kids get a free PFD!



May 18
8:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Many GARNA programs require a Liability Release Form be filled out each calendar year.

Your registration is secured upon receipt of payment, as long as there space is still available in a program. If you prefer not to register online (recommended), you may mail a check, made out to “GARNA” to the address below or stop by the office. Please include a note with the program you are registering for. Be aware, some programs sell out quickly, and we cannot confirm your spot with a mailed registration.

PO Box 1522
Salida CO 81201

Cancellation policy:

If we are notified of your need to cancel by 24 hours of program date, your program fee will be refunded except for a $3.00 administrative fee. No refunds within 24 hours or after the event (but most events are transferable). If minimum enrollment has not been met 2 days before program date, programs will be cancelled and we will refund the full amount.

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