Merced River Cleanup

Join us as we clean up the Merced River!

 

We need individuals and groups to help us.  Last year we removed over 10 cubic yards of trash and debris from our river on September 17th but there is more work to do.  We can work with your group to plan a day of service.  You can clean up on shore or on the water in canoes and kayaks.  We will supply everything your need.

 

We want to accomplish this work as soon as possible before increased river flows move the trash downriver.

 

On Shore Sites:

  • Schaeffer Bridge 

  • Sante Fe Trestle 

  • McConnell State Park 

 

On the Water Cleanups in Kayaks & Canoes:

Schaeffer Bridge to Sante Fe Trestle 

Sante Fe Trestle to McConnell State Park

 

Current Dates

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Monday, January 15, 2018

(Martin Luther King Day of Service)

 

Volunteer

Groups should submit an event request:  Click here.

Individuals can register here:  Click here.

 

What We Supply

  • Canoes & Kayaks

  • Life Jackets

  • Paddles

  • Trash Bags

  • First Aid Kit

 

What You Need

  • Leather Gloves

  • Closed Toe Shoes (No Sandals, Flip Flops)

  • Water

  • Water clothes (for on the water cleanups)

  • Lunch & Snacks

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Trash Grabbers

Click here for a checklist.

Click Here for Directions.

Click Here to sign the Volunteer Waiver.

 

Contact us:

 

Steve Starcher

559-289-8874

Click here to send a message

 

 

© 2017 by East Merced Resource Conservation District  

Address: 2926 G. Street Merced, CA 95340

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