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Cleveland Metroparks needs your help in cleaning up

Volunteers are needed to cleanup Euclid Creek or Euclid Beach and Wildwood Park
Volunteers are needed to cleanup Euclid Creek or Euclid Beach and Wildwood ParkCleveland Metroparks

Volunteers are needed to cleanup Euclid Creek or Euclid Beach and Wildwood Park

September 20, 2014 is International Coastal Clean-up Day and from 10:00 a.m. to noon you can volunteer in the effort to keep Euclid Creek Watershed clean. The clean-up is open to adults and children 10 and older who can participate in the clean-up at either Euclid Beach Park or Wildwood Park which are both located in Cleveland Metroparks Euclid Creek Reservation.

Volunteers at Wildwood Park will be asked to help clean up the Wildwood Bioswale Garden as well as assist with restoration activities that include replanting and seed collecting at the Wildwood Lacustrine Wetland project. Those wishing to help should meet at the Wildwood Picnic Pavilion that is located at the intersection of Lakeshore Boulevard and E. 174th Street. You must register by Saturday, September 13, 2014.For online registration and more information, visit clevelandmetroparks.com or call 440-473-3370.

Those interested in helping in the Euclid Beach Adopt-a-Beach clean-up are asked to meet at the Euclid Beach Picnic Pavilion. Volunteers taking part in the Euclid Beach Adopt-a-Beach clean-up should meet at the Euclid Beach Picnic Pavilion. The entrance to Euclid Beach is located at 16250 Lakeshore Blvd., directly across from the Collinwood Recreation Center. Registration is required. Register online at facebook.com/adopteuclidbeach or adopt.euclidbeach@gmail.com or call (216) 571-0685.

Dress for the weather. Wear long sleeves and pants, boots or work shoes. Bring water, work gloves and shovels and trowels, if you have them. Trash bags are provided.