2013 Great Sierra River Cleanup Results

2013 ARC SouthFork Volunteer

(Above and below) Volunteers along the South Fork American River On Saturday, September 21, 2013, more than 4,200 volunteers joined together to remove nearly 39 tons of trash and recyclables from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada as part of the Fifth Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup. To see more photos taken at this year’s Great Sierra River Cleanup, check out our Facebook fan page! The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would like to thank all of the volunteers, partners, and sponsors who made this year’s Great Sierra River Cleanup such a huge success! Here are the final results

2013 ARC SouthFork Blake







  • 4,221 volunteers
  • 77,818 pounds total waste removed
    • 54,305 pounds trash
    • 23,513 pounds recyclables
  • 441 River miles cleaned

Results by Cleanup site and Preliminary Results Press Release For more information please contact: Theresa Burgess (530) 823-4672 or Toll Free at (877) 257-1212