On Saturday, September 19, 2015, nearly 3,000 volunteers joined together to remove more than 61 tons of trash and recyclables from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada as part of the Seventh Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup. To see more photos taken at this year’s Great Sierra River Cleanup, check out our social media pages; Facebook, Twitter, and pages!
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would like to thank all of the volunteers, partners, andwho made this year’s Great Sierra River Cleanup such a huge success!
- 2,833 volunteers
– 2,394 adults
– 439 children
- 135,050 pounds total waste removed
– 127,668 pounds of trash
– 7,382 pounds of recyclables
- 45 cleanup sites
- 126 river miles cleaned
For more information, please contact:
Theresa Burgess (530) 823-4672 or
Toll Free (877) 257-1212