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CRWA: Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup

Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup with Waltham Land Trust & Charles River Watershed Association
Sat, 04/30/2016 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Drop in location: back corner of Shaw's lot, 130 River Street, Waltham, MA
Open to Public: 
Yes
Attendance Fee: 
No
Registration required: 
Yes
Must be accompanied by an adult: 
Yes
Event Description: 

Come help remove trash and/or invasive plants with hundreds of other volunteers!
Register now on the CRWA's website to be part of the biggest river cleanup around (with the coolest t-shirts while supplies last). At the drop-in spot in Waltham, we'll be removing invasive plants (Japanese knotweed, garlic mustard) as well as trash. Come for the plant training at 9 sharp if this interests you. Tools will be provided, but please bring your own hand loppers, pruners, and work gloves if you have them. Only want to remove trash? No problem, come after 9:30 to pick up garbage bags and gloves. If you want to sign up a group, we can possibly put you in an area away from the drop-in location. There will also be a Thank You Volunteers Picnic immediately after the cleanup on the south-side of the river opposite the check-in / registration site. Thanks to Bertucci's for providing pizzas and rolls!
From the Charles River Watershed Association:
The Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup brings together over 3,000 volunteers each year to pick up litter, remove invasive species and assist with park maintenance. Residents are drawn to the popular Charles River Cleanup from a desire to give back to their community while enjoying the beauty and wildlife along the Charles River. Volunteers build on the connections they establish during this day of stewardship by returning to the Charles to exercise, play and enjoy nature throughout the year.
The Annual Earth Day Charles River Cleanup builds on a national effort as part of American Rivers’ National River Cleanup®, which to date, has removed over 20.7 million pounds of trash from America’s waterways.
If you have any questions email Sonja at Waltham Land Trust!.