2018 GSRC Results


Janet Voris, Bonnie Gore, and Jim Branham

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 Instagram pages!

Photo Credit: Catherin Cecchi

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 results:

  • 2,682 volunteers
    Young Volunteer (Cambria Burgess) assisted in the 10th Annual GSRC.
    Volunteer (Cambria Burgess) a young steward in training.
  • 38.489 tons of total waste removed
    76,194 pounds of trash
    –   784
    pounds of recyclables
  • 162 river miles cleaned
  • 107 sites/locations

Results by Cleanup Site
Preliminary Results Press Release

For more information please contact:
Theresa Burgess (530) 823-4672 or
Toll Free (877) 257-1212