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September 30, 2011

Join WiLDCOAST & I Love a Clean San Diego This Saturday October 1st for a Cleanup in The Tijuana River Valley

At Effie May's Trail
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Photo by Paloma Aguirre

WiLDCOAST and I Love a Clean San Diego are partnering up for a cleanup/nature watch along the Tijuana River Valley at Effie May's Trail on Saturday, October 1st from 9AM – 12noon. 

We are offering volunteers the opportunity to break up their litter and debris removal throughout the event by offering guided nature walks, looking for native birds and plant life. REI will be on hand to lend walking sticks and binoculars for volunteers' use during the event. 

The goal is to bring people out in to these natural areas not only to pick up trash, but to also see them as places for outdoor recreation.  By introducing participants to native flora and fauna at the event, we hope to encourage more usage of these natural areas.

This is a fun family friendly way to learn about the amazing outdoor recreational resource the Tijuana River Valley is!

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What to bring: Long pants and closed toe shoes. We encourage volunteers to bring their own cleanup supplies, yet we will have gloves, buckets, water and snacks on hand.

Directions:

Effie May's Trail-Tijuana River Valley
Take 5 south 
Exit Coronado Ave
Keep straight after stoplight
You will be on Hollister
Pass Southwest High school
Pass the "Tijuana River Valley Regional Park" sign
Pass the community garden to your right
Go over short small bridge
At stop sign make a right onto a dirt road
Follow the dirt road until it ends
Park on your right