The 2004 spring cleanups on Putah Creek took place on Sunday, April 25 in Davis and Saturday, May 8 in Winters. The Davis cleanup was held from 9:00 am until noon along Putah Creek near Mace Blvd. The event was a joint project of the Putah Creek Council, City of Davis, Yolo County Public Works and local landowners. The cleanup was followed by celebration activities including pizza for all participants! The spring cleanup in Winters took place on Saturday, May 8 at the Creekside Way section of the Putah Creek Nature Park. he cleanup/workday included a trash pickup and a final repair of the irrigation system at Creekside Way. The workday was held from 9 AM until 1 PM including a pizza lunch.
On Sunday, March 21, 2004 from 10 am until 1 pm volunteers helped to cleanup a portion of Putah Creek near Mace Blvd. As part of the event, volunteers had the opportunity to tour the site and learn about this City of Davis property and the restoration plans for the area. The lunchtime tour of the site included a discussion of wildlife species, native plants, and invasive weed species.
The event was hosted by the City of Davis and Putah Creek Council. Home made snacks were provided by three bronze award scouts, Linnea Ransom, Julia Ainsworth and Cassie Moore who helped in the organization of this event. The City of Davis and Putah Creek Council would like to thank these scouts and their local Girl Scout Troop 427 for their help.