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Salmon Unlimited of WI Root River Cleanup 2020

posted Oct 8, 2020, 8:51 AM by Salmon Unlimited Wisconsin

Root River Cleanup Sponsored and Facilitated by Salmon Unlimited SE WI Club

Date: 11/14/20

Hours- 8:00AM – 3PM

Apx. 25 Volunteers.

Social Distancing and Covid Safe Practices would be in place throughout the event

Target Area = Root River Weir/Steelhead Facility south to Washington Park Golf Course

Primary Goal would be to remove all large garbage (Bikes/golf clubs/misc. Furniture/garbage) from river as well as adjacent property (I assume fish would NOT be picked up/removed but advise if this not the case?)

Several Adult Volunteers would have waders and remove items from River and others would concentrate on consolidating/bagging/moving bags to defined areas for pickup (City of Racine to advise what best for them)

We are hoping we could define 3-4 pickup areas to pile up trash, and these areas be serviced by city garbage disposal for final removal

Young adults(teens) may assist in the non-water activities.

Lunch would be held for all volunteers after this effort, tentatively planned to be held at 5th Street Yacht Club, details to follow

We do understand that all volunteers would be required to sign a release of liability form