Jaime Zapata Boat Ramp and Brownsville Ship Channel Cleanup

Clean-up Information

RGV Fishing Area and Waterways Cleanups
River: Rio Grande River and Brownsville Ship Channel
Contact email: rhitchcox@rgv.rr.com
Contact Phone: (956) 371-7146
Event Date & Time: 03/07/2020, 08:30 am

What: Jaime Zapata Boat Ramp and Ship Channel Cleanup

When: Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

Where: Registration will be at the Jaime Zapata Boat Ramp

Who: The cleanup is organized by RGV Fishing Area and Waterway Cleanups.

Volunteer hours: Students are encouraged to bring their school community service forms to the cleanup. We will be glad to sign off for the hours of community service performed.

Contact: Richard Hitchcox at 956-371-7146 or rhitchcox@rgv.rr.com

Details: Please wear appropriate clothing such as hats and sturdy shoes. Cleanup supplies such as nitrile gloves, work gloves, trash bags, onion bags for wet trash and broken glass, sunscreen, insect repellent, and cold water will be provided. Some giveaway items will be given away raffle style at the end of the cleanup.

We have coordinated this event with the Cameron County Precinct 1 Commissioner Sofia Benavides’ office for their support and to arrange for trash and refuse disposal. Please come out and volunteer to make a difference.

Cleanup Sign-up

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