7th Annual Cleanups – Sept 12-19

Seventh Annual Conewango Creek and Allegheny River Cleanups –

September 12-19, 2015 (rain or shine)

We’re gonna do it again and you can be part of it! Deadline to sign up to volunteer is Friday,September 4th.

The 2015 (7th Annual) Allegheny River/Conewango Creek Clean-up will take place from Saturday, September 12th until Saturday, September 19th, 2015. In celebration of the Conewango Creek being recognized as the 2015 Pennsylvania River of the Year, we’re planning to spend the first 3 days making our beautiful resource even more spectacular!
If you’re interested in participating in one of Warren’s “extreme cleaning events of the year!” first visit the Conewango Cleanup Page for information on the three days of our portion, including maps and locations.  Then check out the FAQ page for general information, and head over to the Contact Us page to sign up!  FINALLY, Download the required WAIVER FORMS here:

Please download the necessary waivers, complete them in full and bring them on your scheduled cleanup day(s).

To download the American Canoe Association (ACA) Adult Waiver Click Here.

To download the ACA Minor Waiver click Here.

To download the CCWA Sept Cleanup Waiver click Here.

Volunteers have donated more than 5,800 hours and have removed more than 200 cubic yards of trash over the years. They have pulled out television sets; microwave ovens; lawn chairs; refrigerators; 55-gallon drums, more than 700 tires and have filled many bags of recyclable metal, glass, plastic and aluminum.
We look forward to another great time this year!
Unloading Some of the Trash Collected
Unloading Some of the Trash Collected
Volunteers will cleanup the waterway and shorelines of all debris using canoes and kayaks and storing trash in provided trash bags. Items too big to haul will be marked with brightly colored marking ribbon for larger vessels to retrieve.
Volunteers are also needed on land to collect, sort, and haul the trash that the paddlers bring ashore. 
All volunteers should dress for any kind of weather and wear sturdy close-toed shoes and wear long pants for walking in all kinds of situations (mud, water, plants, rocks, etc.).  Also bring sunscreen and insect repellent and plenty of water, a lunch, and snacks.
For more information on this annual event, head on over to the Allegheny River / Conewango Creek Cleanup website at: http://www.alleghenyrivercleanup.com/

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