2018 KinniRiverCleanUp – Saturday, April 28
Here’s your opportunity to make a difference! Your participation is needed for our 24th annual KinniRiverCleanUp at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 28! Last year 140 volunteers showed that they care about the beauty and health of the Kinnickinnic River and we hope you will be part of an even larger turnout this year. To register, please click here now!
If you’re an experienced paddler, you can also clean up the river by canoe or kayak. Kinni Creek Lodge and Outfitters is again generously providing kayaks and transportation back to their facility for experienced kayakers.
Scappy Will Be There Too
and will need help getting “dressed” with the trash that is collected! This is a great project for student groups!
9:00 a.m. Check-In – turn in one completed Participation Form per volunteer and receive your map and work assignments at Glen Park Main Shelter (by the tennis courts). Enjoy fresh coffee donated and served by WE Market Co-op of River Falls!
9:30 a.m. Welcome and Send-off
9:30 to Noon – KinniRiverCleanUp. After you have completed your cleanup section, please bring your trash/recyclables back to Glen Park for disposal and join us for lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided by River Valley Catering, Ameriprise Financial – Wayne Wulf, CFP®, ChFC®, Best Maid, Bremer Bank-New Richmond, Catalyst Sports Medicine, Edward Jones – Nick Jackson, CFP®, Edward Jones – Brian McQuade, AAMS®, Edward Jones – Vince Seidling, Edward Jones – Jim Williamson, Leitch Insurance Agency, Randy Cudd and Associates Keller Williams Realty Integrity, Viking Coca-Cola River Falls and served by River Falls Rotary. Garbage bags will be provided by American Rivers. Tires will be recycled by River Falls Tire. Many thanks to our sponsors for their generosity!
We strongly suggest that you wear work gloves and work boots. If you are going to be in the water, please dress appropriately. Long sleeve shirts and long pants are recommended for the protection they provide against the sun, thorny or poisonous plants, and biting insects. Wearing hat and eye protection is also recommended.
You must register for this event by Monday, April 23. This gives us enough time to plan out what areas will be assigned to whom. To register, please click here! We look forward to seeing you!