Clean-up Information

River: Muscatatuck River

Contact Email:

Contact Phone: (812) 592-0481

Event Date | Time: 10/01/2022 | 08:00 am to 12:00 pm

The Friends of the Muscatatuck River Society is sponsoring the 19th Annual Fall River “Shady” Sweep on Saturday, October 1st, 2022, in memory of our founder Dan Shade.

Volunteers will have the opportunity to walk along its bank while collecting trash, or canoe sections of the Muscatatuck River (must provide your own watercraft), while contributing positively to the environment and community.

Everyone is welcome to participate; children must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. All are encouraged to dress in clothing appropriate for outdoor work and relative to the current weather conditions.

A brief safety instruction, equipment distribution and group location assignments will be held before going to the river sweep locations.

Participants will conclude at 12:00pm at the County Highway Garage (on Hwy. 3N near Jennings County Fairgrounds) to dispose of any refuse collected. If you cannot bring collected trash, on-site pickup can be provided by the County Highway Department by contacting an event coordinator (info on site leader forms).

A free lunch will be provided from food donated by local businesses at the New Bethel Methodist food stand in the Jennings County Fairgrounds.

Questions regarding the cleanup or sponsorship may be directed to:
PR Coordinator: Troy Jackson (812-592-0481)
Secretary: Tom Moore (812-592-0319)

Visit our Facebook group for more information about our organization.

“Mother Nature Thanks You!” – Dan Shade, Founder

Troy Jackson
Public Relations Coordinator
Friends of the Muscatatuck River Society