Annual Neponset River Clean-up

Annual Neponset River Clean-up
Saturday, September 24, 8:00 am
Martini Shell parking lot, 1015 Truman Parkway, Hyde Park

The Neponset River Watershed Association, along with local volunteers and partners, are sponsoring an annual Neponset River Cleanup on Saturday, September 24 from 8:30am-1pm.

This annual cleanup brings together people from across the region in an effort improve parts of the Neponset River that often go unnoticed.  In addition to increasing awareness of the river, the event helps to promote its use as a recreational resource for everyone.

Pre-registration is helpful for planning purposes, but last minute walk-ins are also welcome.  People can sign up by emailing or calling Nancy Mahon mahon@neponset.org 781-575-0354 x304, or by going to the website www.neponset.org/volunteer and using the on-line registration form.

Volunteers are asked to meet at 8:00 am at the Martini Shell parking lot, 1015 Truman Parkway, Hyde Park, where they will get assigned to a clean-up site.

Please bring water, sunscreen, hats, work gloves, appropriate footwear (no sandals) and work clothes that can get dirty. Snacks will be provided. No one under the age of 15 please.

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The Neponset River Watershed includes the communities of Dorchester, Hyde Park, and Mattapan; Canton, Dedham, Dover, Foxborough, Medfield, Milton, Norwood, Quincy, Sharon, Stoughton, Randolph, Walpole, and Westwood. 

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