Greenway Foundation: South Platte River Sweep

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From The Greenway Foundation:

The Annual South Platte River Sweep is scheduled for Saturday, September 26th, 8 a.m. to noon. South Platte River Sweep will once again be a part of National Public Lands Day. This will be the 17th consecutive year that the Denver Parks and Recreation Volunteer Department and the Greenway Foundation have jointly collaborated in a 15-mile multi-jurisdictional cleanup. We are very pleased to the have our returning sponsors 1st Bank-University Hills Branch, Denver Parks and Recreation Department, SCFD, Riverfront Park Community Foundation, Barefoot Wines and Bubbly, and Vitamin Water along with the support from the Greenway Preservation Trust. The event is open to individuals, companies, schools, clubs and neighborhood groups. Participants include members of Trout Unlimited, United Site Services, Denver Parks Recreation Department Volunteer Office, REI, UD&FCD, Whole Foods, Ocean Conservancy, Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture, and several others.

The Greenway Foundation hosts of this event and is responsible for coordinating sponsorships, lunch, publicity and trash pickup. Urban Drainage and Flood Control District donates trash pickup, United Site Services donates portalets and containers, REI handles onsite volunteer signups, and local restaurants donate food for the volunteer luncheon following the event.

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More South Platte Basin coverage here.

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