On Saturday, September 15, 2018 over 1,000 volunteers joined together to remove nearly 9 tons of trash and recyclables from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada, celebrating the 10th Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup. To see more photos taken at this year’s Great Sierra River Cleanup, check out our Facebook, Twitter, and pages!
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would like to thank all of our volunteers, our coordinators and our partners at California Coastal Commission who made this year’s Cleanup such a huge success!
Here are the preliminary results:
- 1,042 volunteers
- 8.93 tons of total waste removed
– 17,189 pounds of trash
– 684 pounds of recyclables
- 72 river miles cleaned
- 49 sites/locations
For more information please contact:
Theresa Burgess (530) 823-4672 or
Toll Free (877) 257-1212