River des Peres Trash Bash

Join us October 19, 2019 for the 17th Annual River des Peres Trash Bash!

REGISTER FOR RIVER DES PERES TRASH BASH TODAY!

We need your help to to take care of this valuable natural resource in our community.

The record level flooding that hit St. Louis this spring brought with it a record amount of debris! More than ever, the River des Peres Watershed needs your help!

Join us at one of four sites and help us bash some trash and restore the watershed and habitats along the river!

DATE:
Saturday, October 19, 2019

SCHEDULE:
Sign-in & Announcements: 8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Cleanup: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Celebration: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

REGISTER FOR TRASH BASH BELOW!

TRASH BASH SITES:
Volunteers are needed at four different sites within the River des Peres Watershed. Volunteers are asked to pre-register so event organizers can plan accordingly.

Click on one of the locations below to register for check in at that site. The day of the cleanup, you will check in at your preferred site, and then be assigned to a specific cleanup site nearby. 

  • Willmore Park  7200 Hampton Avenue, 63109
  • FULL-Heman Park Community Center in University City, 975 Pennsylvania Avenue, 63130 REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR HEMAN PARK-Please consider a different location- thank you!
  • Lorraine Davis Park– Webster Groves –meet at 137 E. Waymire, 63119; Parking is available adjacent to the park at 145 E. Waymire, 63119
  • Hanley Hills City Hall – meet at Hanley Hills City Hall-7713 Utica Drive, 63133

After the trash clean up, all volunteers will gather at Willmore Park for an appreciation lunch, live music and celebration.

Prizes will be awarded for interesting trash finds!
What kinds of finds? We’ll let our partner Roland Biehl from the Metropolitan Sewer District fill you in on the details!

 

Come Prepared To Roll Up Your Sleeves!
Please dress for the weather. Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable clothes that they do not mind getting dirty. Closed toe shoes are required. Pants and bug spray are recommended. Work gloves and trash bags will be provided. Please bring a bottle of water and lawn chair for the “Bash.”