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Posted on: May 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Sandbagging and watershed cleanup volunteer days

Flagstaff residents are invited to participate in volunteer days this spring and summer to help prepare neighborhoods for the upcoming monsoon season. Volunteers can assist with activities including filling sandbags, placing or removing sandbags or removing debris from channels and drainages. A list of planned events and additional details are below.

Sandbag preparation | Friday, May 19 (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.) 

  • Assist with preparing sandbags for community members.
  • Meet at the sandbag station in front of Coconino County Health and Human Services - 2625 N King St.
  • Arrive by 8:45 a.m. to sign-in, have coffee, and receive safety information.
  • Sign up at bit.ly/Floodvolunteer

 Watershed Clean Up series | First Saturdays June through August (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

  • Help clean up sections of the Rio de Flag by removing trash, debris, invasive species, and trimming channel-blocking vegetation.
  • June 3, July 1, and August 5, multiple locations
  • Sign up at bit.ly/WatershedVolunteer 

Sandbag filling and resident assistance | Wednesday, June 7 (9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

  • Help prepare sandbags for community members and assist residents with placing or removing sandbags.
  • Meet at the sandbag station in front of Coconino County Health and Human Services - 2625 N King St.
  • Arrive by 8:45am to sign-in, have coffee, and receive safety information.
  • Sign up at bit.ly/Floodvolunteer

For questions on any of these events, please contact Steven Thompson, City of Flagstaff Volunteer and Event Coordinator, at steven.thompson@flagstaffaz.gov

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