FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The City of Fayetteville has set dates for two annual spring cleaning events.

The City announced Tuesday that the Fayetteville Lake cleanup will take place on April 16 and the Earth Day cleanup and celebration on April 23.

For both volunteer events, the city said it is working with local organizations whose mission is “to educate the Fayetteville and Northwestern Arkansas community about the environment and to ensure that Ozark Mountains stay clean and healthy.”

According to a news release, the Lake Fayetteville cleanup will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. with registration at the Lake Fayetteville Environmental Study Center, located at 511 E. Lakeview Dr. in Springdale.

The focus will be on roads, trails and water. Local volunteers are most needed. You can register here.

Citywide Earth Day cleanups will run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and begin with check-in at the Marion Orton Recycling Center, located at 755 W. North St. (Creek cleanups have drop-off locations). recordings and require different equipment; see the -up info panel below.)

This cleanup will focus on locations across the city, including streams, streets, parks, trails and lakes.

Sign up for the citywide cleanup at [email protected], 479-444-3467, Hamestring Creek registration: [email protected], 479-422-5676, Town Branch Creek registration: [email protected] beaverwatershedalliance.org.

The release notes that the Earth Day cleanup and celebration will begin with an Earth Day proclamation by Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan.