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May 6 – Annual Highway 40 Cleanup
May 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for our annual Highway 40 cleanup, from Highway South to Galatea Day Use Parking (32km). The clean-up is sponsored by Alberta Transportation. This event is great for families who can walk 3km comfortably, we leave it to your discretion whether your child is old enough to join. No pets allowed.
Date: Saturday, May 6
Meeting time: 9:00am (9:00am – 3:00pm)
Meeting location: Stoney Nakoda Casino Parking
Trans Canada Hwy (Hwy 1) to the junction with Kananaskis Hwy 40. Turn south on Hwy 40, the entrance to the casino parking lot is approximately 100 meters from the junction.
What to expect: Volunteers will work in pairs picking up debris the size of a chocolate bar wrapper or larger and filling garbage bags. You will clean approximately 3 kilometres of road edge, or more, depending how fast your group moves.
What to bring: Participants must wear a safety vest and gloves. The vests and garbage bags will be provided, along with gloves if needed (only offered in adult size). As a reminder, wear sturdy footwear and select clothes you do not mind getting dirty, long pants are strongly recommended and bring rain gear. Pack your lunch, water, sunscreen, bug spray, bear spray, and other personal gear.
SIGN UP: If you are signing up your family (parents and children), one adult should sign up using our sign up system, and email Nancy (email@example.com) the names of the other family members, including children’s age. All others are required to sign up in the volunteer system.
Note: Should Alberta Transportation cancel this event due to weather, it will be rescheduled Sat, May 13.
We offer ongoing thanks to the Calgary Foundation, TransAlta, Banff Canmore Community Foundation, Patagonia Elements Inc., Husky Energy as well as, Twenty4 Sports, and our many donors.