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 the River Clean Up on the Clackamas, Sept 7...

Apr 7, 2014 by

Hello River Friends, We can hardly believe ourselves, but yes, it’s true… this year will be the 12th Annual Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas! Please SAVE the DATE! This event, hosted by We Love Clean Rivers in partnership with Clackamas River Basin Council, will take place on Sunday, September 7th, 2014. And, in the meantime, if you want a refresher on what a super fun, sunny, rewarding, community-wide, give-back-to-the-river-day this event is, we recommend watching this awesome video below by Perception NW from the 10th Down the River Clean Up…   We’d also like to give a big shout out for our first confirmed 2014 sponsor: The American Canoe Association (ACA) and L.L.Bean have so graciously awarded We Love Clean Rivers with a Club-Fostered Stewardship (CFS) grant in the amount of $500 to...

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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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