Dequindre Cut and Rivertown Neighborhood Fall Cleanup

Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Join the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy for the Fall Cleanup along the Dequindre Cut Greenway and Atwater, Woodbridge, and Franklin streets!

Come solo or social distance with a friend. Clean for a few hours or casually collect trash along your walk. When you're done, tie the bag and leave it along the side of the Cut or street - our cleaning team will pick it up later! 

What: Detroit Riverfront Conservany Fall Cleanup of the Dequindre Cut and surrounding streets along Woodbridge, Franklin, and Atwater.

When: Saturday, October 23 from 10 AM - 2 PM

What to Bring: Masks are highly encouraged for your protection and the protection of those around you. Dress comfortably for the weather and level of activity.

How it Works: Interested volunteers can come down to the Dequindre Cut Greenway and gather materials at one of our check-in points. Collect trash during your walk along the Cut and adjacent streets. When a bag is full, leave it on the side of the Cut or street and our cleaning team will pick it up later.

Volunteer Check-In: Volunteer check-in is located at the Woodbridge, Gratiot, and Wilkins entrances to the Dequindre Cut Greenway. Masks, gloves, and trash bags will be available.

Parking: There is free parking along Woodbridge St and at the Eastern Market lots at Wilkins St & Orleans St. There is additional parking at Cullen Plaza and at the lot near Valade Park (corner of Atwater St & Chene St).

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When participating in Detroit Riverfront Conservancy's programs or visiting the Detroit Riverfront, please remember to:

1. Stay home if you aren't feeling well.

2. Maintain a distance of at least six feet from others.

3. Wear a mask or face covering when possible.

4. Use hand sanitizer or wash hands often.