Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District

Iowa River Clean Up

  • October 12, 2013
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Meet at University Water Plant, 208 West Burlington Street Iowa City

What: An Opportunity for Volunteers to Make a Difference

Where: On the Banks of the Iowa River in Iowa City

Meet at University Water Plant parking lot, 208 West Burlington St., Iowa City
(next to the UI Main Library parking lot) (Map)

When: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 9 a.m.–noon

Registration: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/iowa-river-clean-up-registration/

 

Volunteers will remove garbage from the banks of the Iowa River from Park Road to Sturgis Ferry Boat Ramp.

Volunteer activities, in addition to the removal of small debris, may include the removal of larger trash from the banks and sandbars of the river (i.e., tires or building materials). Volunteers may also choose to sort and wash recyclable material from the collected debris.  The clean-up will be outdoors. Please plan accordingly by wearing proper attire; sturdy closed-toe shoes, bug spray, sunscreen, etc. If you have a pair of work gloves, they are recommended. Bags and some gloves will be provided.  Thank you!

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