The Satilla Riverkeeper is hosting their annual river-wide cleanup on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Beginning at 9 AM, volunteers will help pick up litter and trash at public boat landings and river access points from Ware County to Glynn County. Volunteers are invited to join any of the nine designated clean-up sites throughout the watershed. This is a growing river-wide effort, and the Satilla Riverkeeper invites any interested individuals, schools, church groups, businesses, or other community groups to get involved.In order to participate, the Satilla Riverkeeper invites all volunteers to register online (https://www.satillariverkeeper.org/cleanup.html). Online registration is open until Friday, October 19th at 5:00 PM. Volunteers may also register at participating sites starting at 8:45 AM on Saturday, October 20th. Participating sites include:
Jamestown Landing: Across the road from 5475 Jamestown Rd, Waycross, GA 31503
U.S. 84 Landing: 3001 Plant Avenue Extension, Waycross, GA 31501
Highway 121 Landing: 13664 GA-121, Hoboken, GA 31542
U.S. 301 Landing: 14 US-301, Nahunta, GA 31553
Ava Strickland Lightsey Landing: US 82 Bridge, Atkinson 31553
Burnt Fort Landing: 12118 Burnt Fort Rd, White Oak, GA 31568
Woodbine Waterfront Park: 101 E. 1st St, Woodbine, GA 31569
Highway 99 Landing: 580 Highway 99, Brunswick, GA 31523
U.S. 17 at the Little Satilla River, Waverly, GA 31565 (GPS coordinates: 31.110399, -81.617148)
The cleanup efforts will last from 9 AM to 11:00 AM, and water, trash bags, and gloves will be provided. Participants are encouraged to wear clothes and sturdy footwear that they don’t mind getting dirty. Following the cleanup, all registered volunteers are invited to gather for a lunch starting at 12 PM in the city park in Blackshear, GA. Sandwiches, snacks, and refreshments will be served, and FREE t-shirts and other giveaways will be provided on a first come first serve basis!
Sign up here to volunteer with your local cleanup. Bringing friends and family with you? Please register each volunteer separately!