ENVIRONMENT -- The world of Spokane is going to look a little cleaner after Saturday.
Earth Day events are rallying volunteers to tackle a variety of projects to highlight better appreciation for the environment. Clean-up efforts are widespread and impressive.
The Spokane Mountaineers alone is rounding up volunteers for five Spokane-area venues on Saturday:
- John C. Shields Park/Beacon Hill Cleanup, 8 a.m.-noon, 5625 E Upriver Dr., in cooperation with Gonzaga Outdoors and Bower Climbing Coalition.
- Cliff Drive/Cliff Park/Edwidge Woldson Park Cleanup, 8 a.m.-noon, at Cliff Drive and Stevens Street, in cooperation with Eastern Washington University EPIC Program and Bower Climbing Coalition.
- Tum Tum Crag, 8 a.m.-noon, Highway 291 near TumTum, in Cooperation with Bower Climbing Coalition.
- Q’emlin Park/Post Falls City Park Cleanup, 8 a.m.-noon, 12201 W. Parkway Dr. in Post Falls, in Cooperation with Kootenai Climbers and the Bower Climbing Coalition.
Also occurring on Upriver Drive
- Unveil The Trail, Spokane River Centennial Trail Mile Cleanup. Many groups are charged with maintaining a designated section of the trail. The Mountaineers are basing their effort from 5625 E Upriver Drive.