Volunteers cleaned up 500 tires from the Merrimack River! | Clean River Project We arrived early to the volunteer check-in site on the morning of our cleanup. With plenty of time to set-up before volunteers were expected to arrive I took a seat on a be… Read more »
Peter works with community organizations and corporate partners to keep our rivers clean and build river stewards out of river cleanup volunteers.
Peter joined American Rivers in 2013. Before coming to American Rivers Peter was the Field Organizer in the Strong Homes Program at the non-profit organization Groundswell. Peter’s work at Groundswell was focused on working with community organizations and local business owners to make residential energy efficiency projects more affordable for homeowners. Prior to that Peter worked with several non-profits in Washington, DC where he advocated for energy policy that was based on science and addressed the threats of climate change.
Peter graduated Magna Cum Laude from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Political Science and a minor in Religious Studies.Nantahala River in North Carolina
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The 2013 photo contest winner: Antietam Creek Rubbish Roundup – Hagerstown, MD | Susan SimonsonIt’s time to submit your river cleanup photos for the 2014 National River Cleanup Photo Contest! This is one of my favorite times of year with National River… Read more »
National River Cleanup joined Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. for their 10th river cleanup on the Winooski River in Waterbury, Vermont.
National River Cleanup and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. took part in river cleanups in New York City, Miami, and Los Angeles during the month of September.
Cox Conserves volunteers about to set off along the river to clean up! | Lisa Powell – Dayton Daily News One of my favorite weekend activities is hopping on my bike and peddling down to the waterfront for a bike ride. As I ride down the path I pass pic… Read more »
An REI volunteer surveys the trash collected from the boat launch on the Juniata River Water Trail | Peter Roquemore Rivers are focal points in communities and river cleanups draw volunteers from all walks of life. One of my favorite parts of a river c… Read more »
Visitors can learn about how the Trash Interceptor works while watching it cleanup the water! | Brendan Baker Every time I go out on the water I end up with a few pieces of trash in my boat that I scooped up as they floated by. Most paddlers or anglers… Read more »
Frank Masterman contemplating the issues impacting the Rock River in Illinois | Frank Masterman National River Cleanup® is happy to release the 2014 Organizer’s Handbook. The handbook is a provides you with a step-by-step process for planning and keepi… Read more »
Keurig volunteers piled up bag after bag of trash and litter to be hauled away It’s time to kick-off our 2014 river cleanup season! Already National River Cleanup has 200 registered cleanups and with rivers thawing and temperatures on the rise we… Read more »
Show your support for clean water by volunteering at a National River Cleanup event | © Robyn Janssen, Rogue River Cleanup, OR I went to college in Western Pennsylvania within view of the stacks of one of the east coast’s most polluting coal-fired powe… Read more »