Posts Tagged ‘clean up’

Cuyahoga River Sweep

Join us for Northeast Ohio’s largest “done in a day” clean up of the Cuyahoga River Corridor! We clean up to help bring awareness to areas that will one day become a future trail and/or park.  There are 10 separate clean-up sites. Please e-mail the designated site manager contact listed on the website and let…

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Mentor Headlands spring clean up

Clean up Headlands Beach State Park this spring. Begin at 9:30 a.m. with a guided walk with Adam Wohlever, the northeast preserve manager for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.  Then help get the beach and trails ready for the season! Work gloves, trash pickers, trash bags, and snack bars will be provided, but please…

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Lake Erie paddlers form Ohio Surfrider chapter

They did it! Lake Erie stand-up paddlers and surfers have created a Northern Ohio chapter of the Surfrider Foundation, to help clean up Ohio rivers and lakes. See the full story on cleveland.com. See the Facebook page here, and find out about the Oct. 17 meeting. Paddlers want to form Surfrider Foundation Cleveland chapter  …

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Cleveland Port boats Flotsam and Jetsam clean Cuyahoga River

Damon Franklin stands at attention with a net, scanning the Cuyahoga River for debris. He’s standing at the bow of Flotsam, part of a pair of 26-foot boats owned by the Port of Cleveland and staffed by the Downtown Cleveland Alliance. They’ve been cruising the Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River since 2012, removing trash,…

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Crooked River Day

Celebrate and protect the Cuyahoga River on the annual River Day, with fun festivities, peaceful paddling, and lots to do along the river, up in its tributaries and along Lake Erie. Clear trash, plant native species, remove invasive plants, and learn history and natural science. Canoe, kayak, bike, hike, watch wildlife or simply enjoy the…

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Black River Clean-Up

Clean up Lorain’s Black River with the LoCo ‘Yaks, short for Lorain County Kayak and Paddlesports Group. The Yaks promote fun, safe, and eco-friendly open-water kayak instruction and educational adventures for all ages and abilities, while supporting the maintenance and preservation of natural waterways. Last year, 320 volunteers collected 20,500 pounds of trash, 254 tires…

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