Thursday April 5, 2012

Community News

Freshet-Ready

CVRCC Vedder Clean-up at Heron Reserve April 14

Submitted by Chilliwack-Vedder River Cleanup Coalition/Voice file photo

 

Kids learning about keeping the rivers clean last year in the Chilliwack River Valley.

 

his cleanup is really important as we need to get all the garbage off the river bank before freshet begins, which will wash anything into the Fraser and eventually the ocean.

 

Chilliwack Vedder River Cleanup Society will be hosting its first 2012 cleanup on Saturday April 14th.

The meeting place will once again be at the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve at the end of Sumas Prairie Road. Sign-up starts at 8:30am and volunteers till be assigned a section of the river to pick up garbage. The whole event will finish by Noon.

Tim Hortons will be supplying coffee, donuts, muffins once again and we'll make sure there'll be juice etc for kids as well. Please bring appropriate clothing (waders, waterproof gear) as the weather can be quite unpredictable during this time of the year. Garbage bags, pick-up tools, latex gloves will be available for you as well. It is a good idea to bring a pair of working/garden gloves for yourself.

 

For more information, visit: www.cleanrivers.ca
 


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