American Rivers’ National River Cleanup™ offers a variety of support to registered river cleanup organizers. Generally, river cleanups involve walking along a shoreline or paddling in boats to remove typical debris like bottles, food contai… Read more »
Millions of tons of trash end up in our nation’s rivers and streams every year. Ginny works with our Cleanup Coordinators across the country to remove trash through the National River Cleanup program.
Ginny joined American Rivers in 2010. Prior to that, she worked for the Alice Ferguson Foundation as their Trash Free Potomac Watershed Initiative Manager. During her time there, she successfully orchestrated three Potomac Watershed Cleanups with upwards of 13,000 volunteers.
B.S. in Political Science from Pennsylvania State University, working on Environmental Management Certificate from University of Maryland University CollegeSusquehanna River, PA
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© Davita Flowers-Shawklin American Rivers’ National River Cleanup™ has been asking River Cleanup Organizers to list some of their most interesting items. Every year, I’m amazed at what trash and treasures people find. Each of these it… Read more »
It was in 1991 that a group of ambitious America Outdoors employees began planning the first National River Cleanup Week. Their goal? “Remove tons of trash and debris from over 3,000 miles of waterways, encourage public involvement in the steward… Read more »
American Rivers’ National River Cleanup™ has supported and encouraged river cleanups across the nation for 20 years. We offer volunteer engagement through our interactive map, free trash bags, snacks and t-shirts from Boulder Canyon Natural… Read more »
American Rivers has seen nothing like this in the history of National River Cleanup™ and that’s 20 years of cleaning up!). Two large cities, Los Angeles and Chicago, are competing to see how many Facebook fans they can gain prior to the two… Read more »
River cleanup season is here! Have you considered organizing a cleanup on your local river? Registration is now open for the 2011 season. Help us celebrate the 20th Anniversary of National River Cleanup™ by registering today. American Rivers… Read more »
As the only volunteer based program within American Rivers, National River Cleanup™ is making change happen one cleanup at a time. With more than 3,660,000 miles of rivers in America, almost everyone lives within a mile of a river or a stream. Un… Read more »
Plastic is an amazing human invention that has changed every facet of life as we know it. Most of us use it everyday, just for a few minutes, and then throw it away. In certain forms, plastic can be recycled into new products like clothing, furniture,… Read more »
All the photos entered into the 2010 National River Cleanup™ Photo Contest were great! You can see the winning photo announced here. However, we still wanted to share with you some of our favorite funny shots that didn’t quite make the fina… Read more »