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17TH ANNUAL 

RIVER CLEAUP

SATURDAY, MAY 4TH

Protect Our Rivers is rallying the community for the 17th Annual South Platte River Cleanup! Join us, our friends, and partners for an awesome day of river stewardship followed by an after-party with free beer, food, and big prize giveaways! 

Our friends at Lavabox have designed an awesome t-shirt to commemorate this year's event on May 4th and Orvis is this year's title sponsor!

RSVP and additional details are below. See you there and

May the Fourth Be With You!

RSVP

We have several cleanup sites to choose from! You can choose to paddle, wade or walk. All of the cleanups will end around the same time. Once we wrap up we will all head to the after party for a free celebratory beer and big prize giveaways!

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On-Water

Cleanup

Bring your boat, kayak, canoe, or pack raft or hop in a friend's boat for an on-water cleanup. 

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On-Land

Overland Pond Park

 This area needs more love than most parks on the South Platte River! Anglers All is lending waders to we can give this stretch the love it needs!

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On-Land

Fishback Park

Join us at Fishback Park to cleanup one of the most heavily trafficked stretches and also help our on-water participants unload their trash!

EVENT SPONSORS

It takes less than three weeks for trash in the South Platte to reach the Gulf of Mexico.

~ EPA, Sources of Aquatic Trash, 2021

FAQ

What should I bring?

Click HERE to view the gear checklist for the on-water and on-land cleanups. 

 

Can I bring my kids?

Children are welcome and must be supervised at all times. 


Can I bring my dogs?

For this event, we're asking you to leave your dogs at home. 

 

 What do I do when I arrive?

There are two check-in locations for the event. Please visit the appropriate webpage for event details. 

 

For all other questions please send an email to sarah@protectourrivers.org

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