On Saturday, September 21, 2019 716 volunteers joined together to remove over 3.4 tons of trash and recyclables from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada, celebrating the 11th 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!
Bureau of Reclamation, New Melones
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!
San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust
Here are the results:
- 716 volunteers
Protect American River Canyons
- Over 3.4 tons of total waste removed
– 6,253 pounds of trash
– 500 pounds of recyclables
- 98.8 river miles cleaned
- 33 sites/locations
For more information please contact:
Theresa Burgess (530) 823-4672 or
Toll Free (877) 257-1212