2015 Down the River Clean Up – Sept 13...

Aug 9, 2015 by

Volunteer at the Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas! Come float and fill your boat at the 13th Annual Down the River Clean Up on Sunday, September 13th, 2015. For the first time in 12 years, the event will include Milo McIver State Park as an official boat launch for floaters joining the effort to keep the Clackamas River clean – extending this year’s trash sweep by 10 miles to include a 20+ mile stretch of the Clackamas River from Estacada to the confluence with the Willamette River in Oregon City. Pre-registration is required online! Join the Clackamas River Basin Council, We Love Clean Rivers, and a flotilla of over 350 volunteers in rafts, kayaks, drift boats and SCUBA gear, to scour the Clackamas River’s streambed and banks for trash. Each year, an average of 2-3 tons of garbage is collected, over half of...

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Save the Date: Down River Clean Up – Sept 8, 2013...

Jul 2, 2013 by

Hey River Friends, It’s getting to be that time of year when you put your rain gear away and pull out the sunscreen, boats and hit the river! In addition to getting wet, we are also in full-on planning mode for our Annual Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas and wanted to remind you to SAVE THE DATE! This year marks the 11th year of this special, on-river clean up, and it will take place on Sunday, September 8, 2013 — main event space at Barton County Park. Registration is required by all participants this year and will open on August 8, 2013.  We have some exciting things in the works this year, so stay tuned by checking for updates on our new blog! And in the meantime, if you’d like to sign up for the Down the...

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