How to Help with City of Duluth Green and Clean Events
The City of Duluth has announced a few upcoming Clean and Green events that are open to the community. You can be a part of making Duluth beautiful and cleaner place this spring. If you’d like to volunteer, you are encouraged to show up at any of the events listed below.
No pre-registration is required. Events are open to all ages and no experience is 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-12:00pm
Join the Duluth Community Garden Program at its newest site–the Emerald Garden in Lincoln Park, located on the corner of W. 4th Street and 20th Ave W. Help prepare the garden site for deer fencing and sign installation. 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. Meet at Gloria Dei Church on the corner of 6th Ave. E and 3rd Street. Gloves, garbage bags, vests and drop-off sites will be provided. For more information, call Annie at 218-310-8993.
Rose Garden Green-Up: Tuesday, April 30th from 3:00pm-6:00pm
The annual “raising of the roses” in the popular Lakewalk Rose Garden. Join City staff and representatives from the Lake Superior Rose Society. 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
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.