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Posted on: April 18, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Earth Day Event at Upper Sand Creek in Antioch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Contra Costa County Public Works Hosts Earth Day Event
at Upper Sand Creek in Antioch 

April 18, 2018, Antioch, CA – Contra Costa County Public Works and Supervisor Diane Burgis will host an Earth Day event at Upper Sand Creek on Saturday, April 21 from 9am – Noon.  The event will take place at 6600 Deer Valley Road in Antioch.  Antioch High School, Friends of Marsh Creek Watershed, Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and EarthTeam will also participate.  
“I’m excited to see so many people come out to celebrate Earth Day by putting their hands in the dirt, clean up, and then learn about our watershed,” stated Supervisor Burgis.
Participants will help with removing invasive plant species, plant new oak trees, learn how to protect the environment around them and compete in a trash pickup.  You can sign up for this event at uscb2018.eventbrite.com.  Earth Day is celebrated around the world. It is a day celebrating environmental protection, and raising awareness of how our actions affect the environment.
About Contra Costa County Public Works Department:

Contra Costa County Public Works Department (CCCPWD) maintains over 660 miles of roads, 150 miles of streams, channels and other drainage and over 200 County buildings throughout Contra Costa County.   CCCPWD provides services such as Parks and Recreation, Sand Bag Distribution and Flood Control throughout unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County.  For more information about CCCPWD, please visit us here.

CONTACT: Steve Padilla, 925.723.2382 (office) or 925.723.2382 (cell)

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