2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival & WLCR...

Sep 11, 2013 by

Friends of We Love Clean Rivers, We are privileged to announce that our organization is the beneficiary of the 2nd Annual Willamette Falls Festival, presented by the Willamette Falls Heritage Area Coalition.  The 2nd annual event will take place on October 4th-6th.  This festival is an action packed 2-day celebration of our industrial and cultural heritage, as well as our natural wonders and outdoor recreation. Highlighted in this post are specific events and times that showcase We Love Clean Rivers’ continual efforts to enhance our rivers and its community of users. For complete schedule of events at the Willamette Falls Festival, visit their website here. October 4th: Benefit Dinner, 6pm, Museum of the Oregon Territory: Enjoy Native NW foods prepared by Chef Matt Bennett and The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde at Willamette Falls Festival’s benefit...

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Calling All RiPPLe Artists!

Aug 26, 2013 by

Attn: Friends of the Clackamas River & RiPPLe Effect Artists, Registration for the, 11th Annual Down the River Clean Up has been filled. Thank you for signing up online and we will see you on Sunday, September 8th, 9am at Barton County Park! All of our gears are in motion to remove trash out of the Clackamas River.  Now we are reaching out to the artist community through the RiPPLe Art Project.  We Love Clean Rivers and the RiPPLe Art project will be featured in the Willamette Falls Festival, with a live art demonstration, in Oregon City on October 5th & 6th. The official call to all RiPPLe Artists has been made. Review the guidelines here and submit your application by Friday, September 6th! Please review these documents and guidelines carefully as we are approaching this...

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5th Annual RiPPLe Art Project – Calling Repurposed artists...

Aug 26, 2013 by

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL CALL TO ARTISTS Applications are due, Friday, September 6th at 6pm. The RiPPLe Effect works in conjunction with We Love Clean Rivers to inspire conscious consumerism through art and education by re-purposing waste pulled from our rivers and turning it into art. It is an annual event that showcases local artists and their work made from trash collected from the Clackamas River during the Down the River Clean-up. The RiPPLe Art program began in 2008 when We Love Clean Rivers volunteer, Jenn Reilly, founded the RiPPLe Effect—to inspire people to make sustainable lifestyle choices through art. RiPPLe Effect originally consisted of one event, the RiPPle Art Auction, where Jenn put together a team of local artists and had them sort through trash collected out of the Clackamas River during...

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Registration Open – Clackamas Down the River Clean Up...

Aug 7, 2013 by

Hey River Friends! Online registration is now open for the 11th Annual Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas – to take place Sunday Sept 8, 2013. Spots fill quickly. REGISTER HERE TODAY! And don’t be shy to sign up for one of our fun on-land position too – there’s a spot on the registration form where you can indicate if you are interested. Online registration is required by all participants this year.  We are also still seeking Key Volunteers: Garage Scow Captains, Kayak POD Leaders, Event Raft Captains and Material Recovery Leaders & Assistants. So, if you own a boat and/or love freeing the beautiful Clackamas River of litter and want to be a key volunteer, please email us directly or call #503-512-9527. Thanks so much for participating and see you on the river!  ...

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