32nd Annual Sonoma County Coast and Creek Clean Up (ages 5 and up)
Keep the beaches clean! Join the 32nd Annual Sonoma County Creek and Coast Clean Up. Santa Rosa's 100 miles of creeks flow to the Russian River and then out to the Pacific Ocean. Up to 80 % of ocean debris originates from land-based sources. Gloves, tools, and snacks provided.

Date: Saturday September 17, 2016

Time: 9:30 AM - Noon.

Location: Meet at Olive Park footbridge. Near 105 Olive Street. On-street parking.

Contact: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or creeks@srcity.org.

Prince Memorial Greenway Hike and Learn for Creek Week(ages 8 and up)
Join City Biologist Steve Brady and learn about Santa Rosa Creek and Prince Memorial Greenway restoration. Santa Rosa Creek was channelized in the 1960's and later restored to a more natural stream with in-stream habitat features and native riparian plantings in the early 2000's. The walk will be on paved trails downstream to Olive Park and will return to Prince Gateway Park (~0.8 miles).

Date: Wednesday September 21, 2016

Time: Noon - 1:30 PM.

Location: Meet at the Fish in Prince Gateway Park (171 Santa Rosa Ave, across SR Ave from City Hall).

Contact: Alistair Bleifuss at 543-3845 or creeks@srcity.org.

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Family Fun Day at the Laguna Treatment Plant  

Santa Rosa Water Presents our 3rd Annual FAMILY FUN DAY! This year we are excited to feature the Laguna Wastewater Treatment Plant. Everyone is welcome to join in the FUN from 11am to 3pm on Saturday, September 17th!

Saturday, September 17th
11:00am - 3:00pm
4300 Llano Rd, Santa Rosa

At our FUN DAY you can help paint a community watershed mural designed by a local artist, take a guided tour of the wastewater treatment plant, participate in hands-on activities, enjoy educational opportunities featuring the Laguna de Santa Rosa and local wildlife, and a whole lot more.


Event Details



Free Snacks & Refreshments

Hot Dogs and Veggie Dogs


Ice cold water from our hydration station and free water bottle giveaway

Fruit Kabobs

Snow Cones

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 Santa Rosa Water Presents

Stormwater & Creeks protecting valuable City resources

Water-Use Efficiency featuring WaterSmart tips, tools, and WaterSmart give-aways!

Pollution Prevention featuring our hero, Sewer Man – Don’t miss your opportunity for a selfie with our super hero in yellow and brown spandex!

Local Water & Wastewater Operations featuring a cleaning truck and sewer line flushing demo

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 Additional Booths

Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation

The Bird Rescue Center

Environmental Discovery Center

Sonoma-Marin Mosquito & Vector Control with activities about insects

Felidae Conservation Fund with a tracks display and info about mountain lions and bobcat

Sonoma County Water Agency, Use microscopes to see how bugs show the water quality of our creeks

C Squared does outreach about used oil recycling and use games to teach about recycling

Forgotten Felines for information on feral cats and colony management




Hands-on Activities

Button Making

Mural Painting

Bubble Making with Dr. Ron

Microscopic World  and Laboratory Experiment

Play an exciting game with Envirichment, capturing trash is a very important part of keeping our local creeks clean and healthy

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Presentations & Tours

Mountain Lion Talk

Beaver Talk

River Otter Talk

Turtle Talk

Treatment Plant Tour

Watershed Restoration Tour

Red Tail Hawk & Great Horned Owl




accessibility symbol  Family Fun Day at the Laguna Treatment Plant will be accessible to persons using wheelchairs and others with disabilities.



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Forgotten Felines logo

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