Allegheny River Spring Clean-Up

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Event Date(s): Sat, 05/11/2019 - 8:00am - 12:00pm
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Allegheny River Clean Up 2019

Since 2008, more than 3000 volunteers have donated almost 24,000 hours and have removed almost 475 cubic yards of trash from the watershed. They have pulled out television sets; microwave ovens; lawn chairs; refrigerators; 55-gallon drums; more than 1,650 tires and have filled many bags of recyclable metal, glass, plastic and aluminum.  The annual cleanup continues to be a cooperative effort involving the US Forest Service (USFS), US Army Corps of Engineers, Warren County Adult Probation and Parole, and numerous other agencies, organizations, and businesses.  The last several years, we've been joined by the Seneca Nation of Indians and Cattaraugus County's Onoville Marina, who served as hosts for the activities and played key roles in making the event the smashing success that it was.

The 2019 (15th annual) Allegheny Reservoir Clean-up will take place on Saturday, May 11, 2019.  Meet at the Onoville Marina at 8 a.m. where everyone will sign-in and be given supplies (trash bags and gloves) prior to being taken to a designated spot on the reservoir.  Registration is required (well, okay, highly recommended!).  You can register online at the Allegheny River Valley Clean-Up's website.  You must fill out a release agreement before volunteering and please read other frequently asked questions before volunteering. 

Volunteers should bring:

  • Rain Gear-the cleanup will be completed rain or shine.  In addition to clothing that you don't mind getting dirty or tattered.  Work boots, work gloves, long sleeve shirts, long pants are highly recommended despite warm weather. 
  • Layered Clothing-Individuals come prepared for a range of weather conditions, which can change rapidly in mid-May.
  • Food & Water-Individuals are responsible for bringing their own lunch and snacks.  There will be no lunch provided this year, however, coupons for area establishments will be given out. 
  • If you have a canoe or kayak to bring, that would be greatly appreciated. 

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This event will be held at:

Onoville Marina
704 W. Perimeter Rd.
Steamburg , NY
United States
Phone: 716-354-2615

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