Registration Open: Clackamas Down River Clean Up, Sept 7...

Aug 4, 2014 by

Happy August River Friends! We Love Clean Rivers and Clackamas River Basin Council are excited to announce that Pre-Registration is now live for the 12th Annual Down the River Clean Up on the Clackamas to take place on Sunday, Sept 7th at Barton Park. Event Raft Rider spots are limited, and Private Boater POD spaces are first come first serve, so please sign up today HERE! Key volunteers, such as Material Recovery Leaders/Assistants, Kayak POD Leaders, Garbage Scows, and Event Raft Captains, are still needed. If you’d like to sign up for one of these awesome, and very important roles, please email coordinator@welovecleanrivers.org with which role you’d like to do. Complete event details, such as Day Schedule, Shuttle Schedule, Volunteer Waivers, Directions, Parking Vouchers and much more can be found and printed in advance on our...

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Call to Artists – RiPPLe Bike Racks...

May 14, 2013 by

We are thrilled to announce that our RiPPLe Art Program is growing! We recently were awarded a 2013 Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs Development Grant and are working on an exciting, ground breaking Public Art project — RiPPLe Racks.  RiPPLe Racks is a multi-community project in Clackamas County encouraging sustainable bike transportation and cyclists to linger longer, while also sprucing up public spaces with fun, attractive art that tells a great story about keeping our rivers healthy! RiPPLE Racks will be inspired by, and incorporate, metal river debris collected by volunteers at last years’ Down the River Clean Up and Great Willamette Clean Up. In partnership with the Clackamas County Arts Alliance, we are currently accepting qualifications from Artists or Artist Teams for the opportunity to design/construct three (3) Public Art RiPPLe Bike Racks. One bike rack...

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RiPPLe Legacy Sculpture Installed!...

Apr 17, 2013 by

We are so pleased to announce that “Mid Run,” the RiPPLe Legacy Sculpture project by local artist, Ben Dye, has recently been completed and installed at the entrance to Clackamette Park in Oregon City! Check out photos and more info about the project at on our RiPPLe Art – Legacy Sculpture website page here. essay argumentative We still have some exciting things with the project taking place, such as interpretive signage and a near-by RV kiosk with info about our river clean up history and art, so please stay tuned for updates! We’d also like to say THANK YOU to all the amazing partners who have made this project possible. It truly has been a community project, and we couldn’t have done it without you: Metro, City of Oregon City, Clackamas County Arts Alliance, Oregon...

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