Conewango Creek Cleanup

Conewango Creek Cleanup Announced

The Conewango Creek Watershed Association announces that a stream cleanup will be held on Sept 12 with a rain date of Sept 19.  This activity is open to the public as well as members.  Area to be cleaned will go from the New York State line to the Warren Mall.  The cleanup will start at Conewango Kayak and Canoe Rentals, LLC which is located 2 miles south of the New York state line on Rte 62.   The cleanup will end at the Warren Mall beside Tractor Supply store. 

A free picnic lunch will provided afterward at approximately 1 pm.  The picnic will be held at the pavilions at Larimer Park in Russell, PA

Tom Osborne, owner of Conewango Kayak and Canoe Rental, has donated the use of his canoes and kayaks for participants to use for collecting trash from the water.  Participants may bring their own canoes or kayaks or can clean from the shoreline.  Supplies will be provided.  Wear old clothes, old sturdy shoes, and a hat.  Bring water, gloves, sunscreen, insect repellant, etc.   If the water is too high for paddling, we will clean from shore only.

For more information or to register (by Sept 9) with Tom at (814) 688-7647, email kayaker45@yahoo.com or at his website through his website www.paddleconewango.com.  Please provide your complete name, the number of people to attend and a phone number in case of cancellation due to weather.  All children under the age of 18 years must be accompanied by a responsible parent or adult.