Newnans Lake Cleanup
Sep
28
9:00 AM09:00

Newnans Lake Cleanup

Date is tentative. We coordinate with Gainesville Area Rowing and the date is dependent on the availability of this organization, but typically takes place the last weekend of September.

Join us for our annual Newnans Lake Cleanup! We will meet at Palm Point Park at 9 am, and clean different tributaries surrounding Newnans Lake as well as along the lake itself. Cleanup locations include Little Hatchet Creek, Hatchet Creek, Sunnyland Creek, Lake Forest Creek, and Lake Ridge Creek. All supplies will be provided by Current Problems. Lunch for volunteers will be provided!

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Hogtown Creek Cleanup
Oct
12
9:00 AM09:00

Hogtown Creek Cleanup

Join us for our 1st Annual Hogtown Creek Cleanup, hosted by Cypress and Grove Brewery! During this cleanup, we will clean all available sections along Hogtown Creek. After the event, we will have a celebration at Cypress and Grove Brewery with food and prizes.

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Clean Creek Revival
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Clean Creek Revival

Our fifth annual Clean Creek Revival will be huge! Email to reserve your spot! We will be partnering with First Magnitude Brewery again this year. After the cleanup, beer and pizza will be provided for volunteers. Prizes for a variety of categories will be provided by our sponsors such as Palomino Pool Hall, Satchels Pizza, Loosey’s , Life Unplastic, Boca Fiesta, and more! See the map of locations and signup sheet below. We are also partnering with Keep Alachua County Beautiful to add more roadside locations.

Sign up sheet

Map of locations

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Great Invader Raider Rally
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

Great Invader Raider Rally

Current Problems will be a site leader again this year at the Great Invader Raider Rally on January 19th! Our location is Loblolly Woods on NW 23rd street off of NW 8th avenue in Gainesville. Please come help us remove invasive plants from our natural areas! We will begin at 9 am and work until 10:30 or 11. The celebration afterward begins at 11.

No prior plant knowledge or experience needed! We will teach volunteers how to properly identify and remove the targeted species.

  • Please come prepared with gloves, long pants, closed-toe shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray.

  • Restrooms may not be available at the site, so plan accordingly.

  • As we attempt to minimize waste generated by this event, please bring a reusable water bottle.

  • After the cleanup, a celebration will be held at Morningside Nature Center (3540 E. University Ave.)  from 11am to 1pm with food  from Cilantro Taco and Humble Wood Fire Pizza, raffle prizes donated by local businesses, live music, and free t-shirts for volunteers!

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Great Suwannee River Basin Cleanup hosted by Friends of Rum Island Park
Sep
8
to Sep 9

Great Suwannee River Basin Cleanup hosted by Friends of Rum Island Park

 As part of the Great Suwannee River Basin Cleanup, Friends of Rum Island Park will be hosting a weekend cleanup at Rum Island Park. The 43 acre Columbia County public park and the island will be the main focus of the cleanup. Clean-up supplies will be provided! Volunteers can self check out supplies at Rum 138 between 9 am - 5 pm Saturday or Sunday.

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