Pitch in for our Parks this Clean Up Australia Day
23 Feb. 2023 1 min read
You can help clean-up flood impacted Riverland parks – here’s how.
Clean Up Australia Day is fast approaching and we are calling for volunteers to help clean up Riverland national parks as part of the flood recovery efforts.
Flood waters are receding, however many campsites, internal tracks, trails and roads across the region’s national parks are still closed with waste and debris blocking trails.
How can you help?
Join up at a meeting point listed below and spend a morning walking through one of our Riverland national parks and picking up rubbish.
When: 8:30am to 11:30am on Sunday 5 March
- Meet at Berri Senior Citizens to clean up at Katarapko
- Meet at Nappers Ruins at Lake Bonney to clean up at Loch Luna Game Reserve
- Meet at Meet at Arthur Shepherd Lions Park in Renmark to clean up Paringa Paddock
Remember to pick a location suited to your level of fitness and experience, you can find more information at the National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia website.
You can also register on the day at one of the meeting points or register your details for the Riverland National Parks Clean Up at the Clean Up Australia website.
What should you bring?
- Protective clothing including gloves, long pants and sturdy closed in shoes
- Sun protection including a long sleeve shirt, a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen
- Plenty of water and snacks
- Rubbish bags
- Trailers to put rubbish in
Stay safe during your clean up
- Look out for snakes and spiders
- Be mindful of needles and sharp debris
If you can’t make it to the Riverland national parks you can find and register for another Clean Up near you on the Clean Up Australia Day website.