Highway 40 Cleanup - 2024 Highway 40 Cleanup - May 4

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If you would like to be put on our waitlist, please email tim@kananaskis.org

Let’s Cleanup Highway 40 - Saturday May 4, 2024

 

Join us for our annual Highway 40 Cleanup, from Highway 40 South (Stoney Nakoda Casino) to the Peter Lougheed - Kananaskis Lakes Trail turn-off (50km)The clean up is sponsored by Alberta Transportation. This event is great for families who can walk 2-4km comfortably, we leave it to your discretion whether your child is old enough to join. No pets allowed.

 
Date: Saturday May 4, 9:00am – 2:00pm

 

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.

 

VOLUNTEER AGREEMENT FORM  

All participants will need to fill out this volunteer agreement waiver.The form can be filled out once, and will be valid until March 31, 2025. To accelerate the paperwork process, please visit the link above to fill out this form ASAP prior to the day. 

 

Guidelines and Rules: Highway clean-up key points are outlined in this video. We will also be sending out a detailed information & reminder document before the event and will review at the meeting location on the day of.

 

HOW TO SIGN UP 

  • If you are an existing volunteer, login to your profile (top right of this page); once you're signed in, scroll down to the bottom of this page and look for the SIGN UP button for the activity and date you'd like to volunteer for.
  • If you're new to volunteering with FKC, you'll first need to fill out a volunteer application.
  • Sign up closes at 4pm two days prior to the event. Confirmed sign-ups will receive a reminder email the day prior to the event with additional information on what to bring and any updates to meeting time/place.

If you are signing up your family (parents and children), one adult should sign up using this sign up system, and then email Tim (Tim@kananaskis.org) the names of the other family members, including children’s age.

 


Past Highway Clean Up Superstar Volunteers!

Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - All Day
  • Tuesday - All Day
  • Wednesday - All Day
  • Thursday - All Day
  • Friday - All Day
  • Saturday - All Day
  • Sunday - All Day