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Rivers Alive: Athens, GA

Saturday, September 30 8:00 AM

Sandy Creek Nature Center

Our rivers and streams provide us with fresh drinking water, important wildlife habitat, and recreational opportunities. Help preserve our precious rivers and streams at this year’s Rivers Alive volunteer cleanup event!
In 2016, 307 Rivers Alive volunteers came out to help collect 2.6 tons (5,150 lbs.) of trash, 0.5 tons (1,070 lbs.) of recycling, and 228 tires during the event!  This year our cleanup event in Athens will be on Saturday, September 30 from 8:00 to Noon. Volunteer check-in is at Sandy Creek Nature Center located at 205 Old Commerce Rd. Volunteer Check-in starts at 8:00 AM and there will be free breakfast and live entertainment as we gather for the cleanup!  
Volunteers should bring a reusable water bottle and gloves, and wear long pants and closed toed shoes. Please visit to register.