2011 National River Cleanup winner: Ohio River Sweep | Jeanne Ison The official top ten photos of 2012 have been released. National River Cleanup® celebrates our annual photo contest each year, collecting photos from organizers across the country. Now it’s time to make a decision on the best photo of 2012, perhaps the photo with… Read more »
GeoStories on the Grand River with REI and American Rivers In support of National River Cleanup®, American Rivers and REI partnered to create a GeoStory about the Grand River, MI. Take a virtual trip down the river to learn how the Grand River, MI has benefited over the years from National River Cleanup.
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.
Waccamaw River cleanup | Chris Ochsenbein American Rivers held a successful Waccamaw River Cleanup May 30 at East Bay Park and Landing in Georgetown, South Carolina. Thirty people volunteered to clean up the Waccamaw River on land and on the water in kayaks provided by Blackriver Outdoors Center. A diverse array of cleanup participants, ranging… Read more »
To register a river cleanup or volunteer to participate, visit: www.AmericanRivers.org/cleanup WASHINGTON, DC Millions of tons of trash wind up in our nation’s rivers and streams every year, and American Rivers is harnessing the community pride of thousands of Americans to do something about it. The nation’s leading river conservation organization is encouraging citizens to… Read more »
REI is not only a generous sponsor of American Rivers’ National River Cleanup™ but on September 18th they rolled up their sleeves and got dirty during their own river cleanup along the Juniata in Bedford, Pennsylvania. It was a crisp cool morning that turned into a warm and pleasant afternoon, perfect for a cleanup. I had… 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 cities largest cleanup events. Both cleanups, the 22nd annual Great Los Angeles… Read more »
Everyone has fun at a cleanup! | © Dept. of Natural Resources On this day in 1970, over 20 million people gathered across America to celebrate the first Earth Day. Founded by U.S. Wisconsin Senator Nelson Gaylord, Earth Day marked the beginning of the environmental movement. It also spearheaded the creation of the Environmental Protection… Read more »
Volunteers from three Cox companies came together to clean the St. Johns River | Cox Media Group Jacksonville On the morning of November 23rd 100 volunteers from Cox Conserves, Cox Media Group Jacksonville and Manheim Jacksonville gathered along the banks of the St. Johns River in Florida to kick off their inaugural river cleanup. This… Read more »
National River Cleanup joined Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. for their 10th river cleanup on the Winooski River in Waterbury, Vermont.