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Armand Bayou Trash Bash
March 31st
John Bartos

There are cleanups through out our region as part of the annual Trash Bash event. I will be coordinating the HCC contingent at one of our traditional locales: Armand Bayou. Paddlers will be getting on the water earlier this year. The schedule is below. Contact me to let me know if you can help spruce up our great urban wilderness and paddling venue. If you can't make this location, go to another and let them know you are with the Houston Canoe Club. Thanks. John Bartos, 713-694-6697,

Event web link:

Location: Bay Area Park, 7500 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena

Schedule for the Day:

   7:00 am -   7:45 am - Kayak/Canoe Registration at Bay Area Park
   8:30 am -   9:30 am - Registration at Bay Area Park
   9:00 am - 11:30 pm - Watershed Cleanup
 11:30 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch and door prizes at Bay Area Park.

Area to be Cleaned: Land based volunteers will be cleaning the roads and trails within the Armand Bayou watershed--including tributaries of Armand Bayou. Canoers and kayakers welcome; paddling volunteers must bring their own personal paddle craft. Paddle crafts are not available to rent.

Directions to Bay Area Park: See the web link, above.

Parking: Parking is available, but limited, at Bay Area Park. Please carpool if possible. Paddlers, please go directly to the boat launch.

Registration & Lunch
Registration and lunch will be held at the Southeast corner of the park - after the dog park and children's playground. All volunteers must sign a liability release:

 John Bartos