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Community Volunteers Working Together to Conserve the Jordan River & Parkway


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Salt Lake City, Utah, May 12, 2014 – Volunteers from Wells Fargo, eBay, Rio Tinto, Real Monarchs, Radius Engineering, Harmons Grocery, Mark Miller Subaru, Rocky Mountain Power, Clyde Snow Attorneys and local Rotary organizations will participate in “Conservation Day” along the Jordan River Parkway and Trail on | MORE…

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In-River: North Temple to 1800 North


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Volunteer Group: Wells Fargo

Time: 8:00 am on May 12, 2016.

Location: Parking for the event will take place at 1750 North Redwood Road, Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County. Splore will shuttle volunteers to the boat put in at 1250 West North Temple, Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County. The clean up will move downstream (north) until 1750 North Redwood Road, where the boat take out and cars are located.

Description: Please join Splore and the Division of Forestry, Fires, and State Lands for the In-River Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. This project will consist of pulling garbage out of the Jordan River. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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In-River: 1700 South to 300 South


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Volunteer Group: Community Event – Thanks for volunteering! There are no open volunteer spots remaining.

Time: 1:00 pm on May 12, 2016.

Location: Parking for the event will take place at 300 South 1200 West, Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County. Splore will shuttle volunteers to the boat put in at 1700 South 1150 West, Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County. The clean up will move downstream (north) until 300 South 1200 West, where the boat take out and cars are located.

Description: Please join Splore and the Division of Forestry, Fires, and State Lands for the In-River Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. This project will consist of pulling garbage out of the Jordan River. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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In-River: 4500 South to 2300 South


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Volunteer Group: Community Event – Thanks for volunteering! There are no open volunteer spots remaining.

Time: 1:00 pm on May 12, 2016.

Location: Parking for the event will take place at 2320 South 1070 West, West Valley in Salt Lake County, on the west bank of the river. Splore will shuttle volunteers to the boat put in at 4500 South 650 West, Murray in Salt Lake County, on the east bank. The clean up will move downstream (north) until 2320 South 1070 West, where the boat take out and cars are located.

Description: Please join Splore and the Division of Forestry, Fires, and State Lands for the In-River Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. This project will consist of pulling garbage out of the Jordan River. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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In-River: 6300 South to 4800 South


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Volunteer Group: Wells Fargo

Time: 8:00 am on May 12, 2016.

Location: Parking for the event will take place at 4800 South 670 West, Taylorsville in Salt Lake County, on the west bank of the river. Splore will shuttle volunteers to the boat put in at 1200 West Winchester Street, Murray in Salt Lake County, on the west bank. The clean up will move downstream (north) until 4800 South 670 West, where the boat take out and cars are located.

Description: Please join Splore and the Division of Forestry, Fires, and State Lands for the In-River Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. This project will consist of pulling garbage out of the Jordan River. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Northwest Middle School


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Volunteer Group: Smith’s

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 1750 N Redwood Road (1700 W), Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Salt Lake City for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Riverside Park


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Volunteer Group: Wells Fargo

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 800 N Cornell Street (1500 West), Salt Lake City, UT 84104 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Salt Lake City for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Jordan Park


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Volunteer Group: Community Event

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 1040 South 900 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84104 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Salt Lake City for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Redwood Trailhead Park


Thanks for volunteering! This site is closed. Please visit our Jordan Park site to sign-up!

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Trailside: South Salt Lake Trail


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Volunteer Group: Radius Engineering

Time: 10:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 2780 South 1042 West, South Salt Lake, UT 84119 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join South Salt Lake for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Redwood Natural Area


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Volunteer Group: Mark Miller Subaru & Radius Engineering

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 3000 S. Lester Street, West Valley, UT 84119 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Salt Lake County and Tree Utah for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: General Holm Park


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Volunteer Group: Utah Leadership Academy

Time: 11:45 am on May 14, 2015

Location: 1050 Carlisle Park Lane, South Salt Lake, UT 84119 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Salt Lake County and South Salt Lake for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Little Confluence


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Volunteer Group: Harmons

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 675 West 4800 South, Taylorsville, UT 84123 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Salt Lake County for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Germania Park


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Volunteer Group: The Payne Group at Wells Fargo Advisors

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 5243 Murray Parkway Avenue, Murray, UT 84123 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Murray for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Big Bend Restoration Area


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Volunteer Group: Rocky Mountain Power

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 9000 South 950 West, West Jordan, UT 84088 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join West Jordan and the Utah Reclamation Mitigation and Conservation Commission for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Mulligans Golf Course


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Volunteer Group: Wells Fargo

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 692 South Jordan Parkway, South Jordan, UT 84095 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join South Jordan for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Roi Hardy Park


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Volunteer Group: Wells Fargo

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 12400 River Vista Drive, Riverton, UT 84065 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Riverton and Wells Fargo for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Trailside: Galena Open Space


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Volunteer Group: ebay

Time: 8:45 am on May 12, 2016

Location: 13130 Vista Station Blvd., Draper, UT 84020 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join the Utah Division of Forestry Fire and State Lands and Utah Open Lands for the Trailside Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Volunteers will be asked to remove garbage from the Jordan River Parkway and river corridor, remove any invasive species by digging or pulling them out and bagging them in provided trash bags, spread native grass seed or wildflowers in bare areas, or help protect trees to prevent deer and beaver damage by wrapping them with wire fencing. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and the goals of ecosystem restoration.

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Festival: Great Salt Lake Bird Festival – “Behind the Gates”


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Description: Join the Great Salt Lake Bird Festival for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a canoe tour of the Legacy Nature Preserve. Participants must signup and participation is limited to 10. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at the Legacy Nature Preserve!

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Festival: North Salt Lake & Davis County


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Time: 10 am launch on May 14, 2016

Location: 1730 West 1700 North, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County

Description: Join the North Salt Lake and Davis County for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a canoe tour of the Legacy Nature Preserve. Participants should plan to bring their own canoes or kayaks, life jackets, and paddles to participate in the event. A limited number of canoes will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at the Legacy Nature Preserve!

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Conservation: KRCL Volunteer Clean-up


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Time: 9 am to 11 am on May 14, 2016

Location: Parking lot north of Utah State Fairpark, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County

Description: Join the KRCL for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a garbage clean-up and invasive species removal effort. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at the Utah State Fairpark!

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Race: Range 2 River Relay


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Time: 3 pm to 6 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: Bikers will start at the City Creek Canyon Trailhead, 950 Canyon Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84103 in Salt Lake County, boaters will start at the Utah State Fairpark, 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County, and runners will start at the 1800 North Take-Out, 1750 Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County.

Description: Please join the Seven Canyons Trust for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. This event will consist of a team of 3 participants, biking, boating, and running. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at a team race to explore the conditions of our hydrology in the Salt Lake Valley from pristine headwaters to buried creeks and channelized canal to meandering river.

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Festival: Salt Lake City


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Time: 5 pm to 7 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County

Description: Join Salt Lake City for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a information booths, canoe rides, a ducky dash, and more. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at the Utah State Fairpark!

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Concert: GITR @ NOTE


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Time: 7 pm to 9 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 155 North 1000 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join the Jordan River Commission, the Utah State Fairpark and the River District Business Alliance to close out the the annual Get Into The River Festival under the stars at the Fairpark within the NOTE District. Activities include music from Holy Water Buffalo, food trucks, beer and wine, canoe rides, and an opportunity drawing. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at the Utah State Fairpark!

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Festival: South Salt Lake & Salt Lake County


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Time: 10 am to 2 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 1050 W. Carlisle Park Lane, South Salt Lake, UT 84119 in Salt Lake County

Description: Join South Salt Lake and Salt Lake County for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include nature tours, bike repairs, a scavenger hunt, geocaching, information booths, and free ice cream. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at General Holm Park!

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Festival: West Jordan


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Time: 10 am to 2 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 1100 West 7800 South, West Jordan, UT 84088 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join West Jordan for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a Mayor Mile and chalk art. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at Gardner Village!

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Festival: Jordan Valley Water Conservation District


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Time: 10 am to 2 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 1300 West 8275, West Jordan, UT 84088 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join Jordan Valley Water Conservation District for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a yard care class, composting class, and nature walks. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at Conservation Garden Park!

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Festival: South Jordan


Type: Festival

Time: 10 am to 2 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 11267 River Front Parkway, South Jordan, UT 84095 in Salt Lake County

Description: Please join South Jordan for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include a fishing competition, fishing license registration, and information booths. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at the Riverfront Park Ponds!

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Festival: Utah Open Lands


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Time: 10 am to 1 pm on May 14, 2016

Location: 13130 Vista Station Blvd. (approx 700 West), Draper, UT 84020 in Salt Lake County

Description: Join Utah Open Lands for the Festival Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. Activities include nature walks, archaeological tour, and Native American storytelling. Celebrate the Jordan River corridor with your family and friends at Galena Open Space!

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