Volunteer at a 2013 Cleanup

Volunteering at a river cleanup is a great way to meet new friends and restore your local waterways. It also ensures clean drinking water for millions of Americans who live downstream.

In appreciation of your efforts, we invite you to receive a FREE one year membership with American Rivers by registering as a National River Cleanup volunteer. As a member, you’ll receive a copy of our newsletter, the latest updates on issues affecting your rivers and ways you can help protect them.

To find a cleanup site near you, click on our Google map above. Once you have located a local cleanup, scroll over the site marker for event details. Can’t find a site? Find out how to organize your own cleanup.


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AARP Joins American Rivers in Promoting Volunteerism, Cleanups

American Rivers is working with AARP to increase volunteerism through our National River Cleanup program with a new how-to video and toolkit, How to Organize a River Cleanup.

Watch the video below or download the toolkit (PDF).