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Siletz River Cleanup

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The MidCoast Watersheds Council and Siletz Watershed Councils invites river users and the public to help clean-up the Siletz River on Saturday April 8th, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The meeting and ending point is Hee Hee Illahee park on Highway 229 and Gaither Street at the south entrance to Siletz.

The event is a great way to give back to the river that we all enjoy, with people bringing their drift boats and friends to clean-up from the water side while others clean-up from the land-side. Garbage bags and work gloves are provided by SOLVE. Registration with coffee and donuts begins a bit before 9:00 a.m. and at 2:00 p.m. there is chili, hot dog, sodas and other snacks. A raffle of excellent donated prizes for clean-up volunteers will also be an additional reward.

This year, we have worked with SOLVE and pre-registration is available. Please click here to pre-register if possible so we can get a good idea of how many volunteers to expect.

Last year we had over 20 volunteers in five drift boats and many bank clean-up volunteers who collected over 1,000 lbs of trash from the river.

Come on out with the whole family and your friends! Bring gloves, waterproof boots and dress in layers. For more information: Evan Hayduk, (541) 265-9195 or email evan@midcoastwatershedscouncil.org.

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