Volunteers are needed for the 23rd annual St. Johns River Cleanup, which will take place from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 13.
Boaters, scouts, civic organizations, environmental groups, businesses and individual volunteers are encouraged to join in the effort to remove trash and debris from the St. Johns River.
Participants should bring water and wear sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, work gloves and comfortable clothing. They may also bring rakes, shovels, trash grabbers, and canoes or boats.
Volunteers can choose from nine starting points:
The annual cleanup, coordinated by Volusia County’s Environmental Management Division, draws attention to the river’s environmental importance and helps to keep the waterway safe and clean for animals and people who enjoy swimming and water sports.
For more information and a registration form, visit www.volusia.org/cleanup or contact Joan Coil at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration ends April 10. Pre-registered participants will receive a T-shirt and insulated tote bag.