Monday, May 22, 2017

Seeking volunteers for reservoir/river cleanup on June 3

"My name is Kristin Bartschi and I'm a volunteer with The Nature Conservancy. TNC is partnering with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation to hold a Clean the Bay Day in the Charlottesville area on Saturday, June 3rdI'm reaching out to you to see if CVille Paddlers would be interested in volunteering for this event. (The Reservoir cleanup site is kayak/canoe friendly!) An event description and link to register is below. 

Clean the Bay Day, Saturday, June 3: Chesapeake Bay Foundation

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and its partners throughout the Commonwealth invite you to help save the Bay by picking up shoreline, waterway, and watershed litter during the 29th Annual Clean the Bay Day on June 3, 2017. Join thousands of fellow Virginians in removing unhealthy debris from cherished waterways throughout the Commonwealth. By boat or on foot, gather your family, friends, neighbours, groups, and co-workers for a fun day and a worthwhile way to help Save the Bay.

Find a location and register to help here.

Nature Conservancy sponsored locations:
o   Charlottesville and Rivanna River Watershed
§  Meadow Creek - 10 volunteers needed
§  Riverview Park to Free Bridge - 10 volunteers needed
§  Pollocks Branch at Elliot Ave - 25 volunteers needed
§  Reservoir (kayak/canoes welcome) - 5 volunteers needed

Any help you can give to spread the word about this volunteer event is appreciated! 
All the best,

Send an email to volunteer {at] cvillepaddlers-dot-com if you would like to help and if there are enough people I'll sign us up.

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