• Mark L. Johnson

Santa Cruz River Clean Up No. 2



Tucson Clean & Beautiful and other agencies/groups are sponsoring a Santa Cruz River Cleanup on October 23. For the second time this year, Tortolita Alliance is collaborating with Tucson Clean & Beautiful on this event. Please join us for a morning of socially-distant litter removal along the Santa Cruz River!


COVID-19 Precautions-Social distancing (6 feet apart) is required throughout. Unvaccinated participants are asked to wear a mask. Clean tools and gloves will be provided.


When: Saturday, October 23, 2021, 9 AM-11 AM.


Where: Ina Road Bridge.


Directions: From Dove Mountain-proceed to I-10 East, exit I-10 at Ina Road, turn right, proceed ½ mile, cross the bridge and look for the Tortolita Alliance banner in the parking area to the left.


Suggestions: Hiking/work boots, long pants, long-sleeved shirts, sun hats, sunglasses. You may need a light jacket.


Bring: COVID-19 mask (for unvaccinated participants), 2 liters of water, snack and personal work gloves (if preferred).


Supplied: Tools, gloves, instructions and liability waiver.


Please RSVP by using the sign up link below. In order for us to reserve enough tools/equipment we will need your registration by October 20.



Santa Cruz River Cleanup Signup & Release Form





You, your friends, and family can be part of the solution to the litter that plagues our rivers and washes! All ages are welcome, children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend.


We hope to see you there! If you would like to learn more about the Santa Cruz River, please click the link below.



Santa Cruz River: Paradise Lost, Paradise Reborn, Will it be Lost Again