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The Great Kansas City Cleanup

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Mission: Litter-Free KC
Earth Day
Friday, April 22, 2022

Everyone is invited to participate in this massive citywide parks beautification event on Earth Day, April 22. This KC Parks event is a key part of the Great Kansas City Cleanup.

Volunteers can pick up litter at one of many sites throughout the day, or help remove invasive brush at Kessler Park/Gate 2 from 9a-noon. Bags, gloves, and location assignments will be available at each of the check-in areas. Registration is required at this link.

  • Indian Creek Trail (99th and Holmes Trailhead), 9 a.m. – noon
  • Indian Creek Trail (103rd & State Line), 9a-noon
  • Paseo Boulevard & 51st St., 9 – 11 a.m.
  • Paseo Boulevard & 57th St, 9 – 11 a.m.
  • Paseo Boulevard & Gregory, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • E. Meyer Boulevard (E. Meyer & Bellefontaine median), 9 – 11 a.m.
  • MLK Corridor/Brush Creek Greenway – Martin Luther King, Jr. Park, 9 a.m. – noon
  • MLK Corridor/Brush Creek Greenway – Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 9 a.m. – noon
  • Town Fork Greenway (57th & Agnes), 9 – 11 a.m.
  • Blue Valley Park (23rd & Topping), 9 – 11 a.m.
  • Invasive Brush Removal at Kessler Park, Gate 2, 9 a.m. – noon
  • Cliff Drive Gate 4 (Gladstone and Elmwood), 9 a.m. – noon
  • The Colonnade (200 S. Benton Blvd), 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Indian Mound Overlook, 2 – 5 p.m.
  • Mark McHenry Park, noon – 2 p.m.
  • Winnwood Park (NE 44th Street and N Cypress Ave.), 9a-noon

Many thanks to our volunteer leaders:
Aaron DeWitt, Amanda Wilson, Christopher Lowrance, Colleen Doctorian, Darlene Guess, Diana Radzevich, Elise Jackson, Gabby Stanley, Gloria Smith, Kate Delehunt, Lauren Ellenbecker, Lisa Ray, Lucy Fletcher, Nancy Simons, Robin Wall, Sara Becker, Tracy Flowers, Tracy Hull, and Wil Oden.

Thanks to these teams for volunteering on Earth Day 2022:
Avila University, Bishop McCann, Blue Valley Neighborhood Association, Clemons Real Estate, Eagle Scouts – Pembroke Hill HS, Heartland Conservation Alliance, Insight Global, JE Dunn, KC Parks Ambassadors, Kiewit Engineering Group Inc, Starlight Theatre, Town Fork Creek Neighborhood Association, Tetra Tech, The Cordish Companies, Tracy Flowers LLC, Turner Construction, We VIBE KC, Youth Volunteer Corps


April 22, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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