Volunteer with National River Cleanup®

COVID-19 UPDATE: American Rivers is monitoring the progress of COVID-19 and following the guidance offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the public health departments of each state in which we are working.

We encourage volunteers to continue to stay informed of the situation, review and follow the CDC and your public health department’s guidelines. To know the status of a planned cleanup, contact the organizer of your cleanup or American Rivers at nrc@americanrivers.org.

Want to volunteer at a river cleanup? Search the map below to find an event near you!

American Rivers Hosted
Hosted by Other Organizers

List of cleanups:

Sharon Beautification Commission Neighborhood Cleanups

September 28, 2020
Sharon, Pennsylvania

French Broad River Festival cleanup

October 1, 2020
Marshall, North Carolina

Catawba Riversweep

October 3, 2020
Charlotte, North Carolina

Clean Valley’s Fall Waterways Cleanup

October 3, 2020
Roanoke, Virginia

Mills State Park Riverkeeper Sweep

October 17, 2020
Staatsburg, New York

Riverkeeper Sweep

October 17, 2020
Ossining, New York

Together We Clean Newburgh – Muchattoes Lake Cleanup

October 17, 2020
Newburgh, New York

Riverkeeper Sweep – Garrison Landing

October 17, 2020
Philipstown, New York

Riverkeeper Sweep at WNYC Transmitter Park

October 17, 2020
Brooklyn, New York

Royal Gorge RIO River Clean Up

April 11, 2021
Cañon City, Colorado