Warm temperatures and melting snow means it is time to clean up our city.
City of Duluth Clean and Green Schedule
With temperatures reaching into the high 60s this weekend, the City of Duluth is thrilled to announce upcoming Clean and Green events that are open to the community! Be a part of making Duluth beautiful this spring. Volunteers are encouraged to show up at any of the events listed below. No pre-registration is required. Events are all ages welcome, no experience necessary. Dress for the weather, wear sunscreen and bring your own water bottle. Youth under 18 must have parent/guardian permission to participate.
Lincoln Park Green-Up | Saturday, April 27th from 10:00am-12:00noon
Join the Duluth Community Garden Program at its newest site – the Emerald Garden in Lincoln Park on Saturday, April 27th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Meet at the garden located on the corner of W. 4th Street and 20th Ave W (2001 W 4th Street). Many hands make light work to prepare the garden site for deer fencing and sign installation. The Let’s Grow Lincoln Park initiative is made possible through a Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies, in partnership with the City of Duluth, the Duluth Community Garden Program, the Lincoln Park Fair Food Access Campaign, and Lincoln Park neighbors. For more information, contact Cheryl at 218-730-4334.
Hillside Clean-Up | Sunday, April 28th from 12:30pm-3:00pm
The Safe & Walkable Hillside Coalition is organizing a Hillside Neighborhood Cleanup on Sunday, April 28th from 12:30pm-3:00pm. Meet at Gloria Dei Church (on the corner of 6th Ave. E and 3rd Street) for a light snack and a bit of training. Then you’ll pick-up some supplies and head-out into the neighborhood to clean. Gloves, garbage bags, vests and drop-off sites will be provided. The Safe and Walkable Hillside Coalition promotes and supports safety for non-motorized transportation in Duluth’s Hillside neighborhood through the Statewide Health Improvement Program in St. Louis County. For more information, call Annie at 218-310-8993.
Rose Garden Green-Up | Tuesday, April 30th from 3:00pm-6:00pm
There is nothing that says spring more in Duluth than the annual “raising of the roses” in the popular Lakewalk Rose Garden. Join City staff and representatives from the Lake Superior Rose Society on Tuesday, April 30th from 3:00pm-6:00pm. Meet at the Rose Garden located on London Road and 13th Ave E. Volunteers will be on hand to teach the spring steps of the Minnesota tip winterizing method for tender roses. Bring gloves if you have them. For more information, contact Cheryl at 218-730-4334.
Lakewalk Clean-Up | Various dates, time and locations (see below)
Help clean the Lakewalk with the Friends of the Lakewalk, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and improving the Duluth Lakewalk.
Monday, April 29 at 11:00am - Meet Susan Goltz near the entrance to the Maritime Museum to clean the Canal Park - Fitgers section
Tuesday, April 30 at 5:30pm - Meet Eric Viken in the Rose Garden to clean the Fitgers to Leif Erickson section.
Tuesday, April 30 at 7:00pm - Meet Susan Goltz at the Super One parking lot at 60th Avenue East and Superior St. to clean the 44th Avenue - 60th Avenue section.
Wednesday, May 1 at 4:00pm - Meet Jennifer Boyle at the parking lot behind the Holiday Station at 26th Avenue East and London Road to clean the 26th - 36th Avenue section.
Sunday, May 5 at 4:00pm - Meet Carol and Tom Burns at the junction of 23rd Avenue E and the Lakewalk (foot of the 21st Ave. E. ramp) to clean the sections from Leif Erickson to 21st Avenue and 21st Ave to 26th.