CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – An event where the community and local businesses join together for a common goal to benefit our environment is coming up on September 23rd and 24th, 2016. The Source to Sea River Cleanup spans over the four states that border the Connecticut River Watershed, including Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Events Director Angela Mrozinski visited the show to tell us about the event.
About source to Sea Cleanup: This cleanup is an annual trash cleanup of the Connecticut River system, including rivers, streams, banks, parks, boat launches, trails and more. Each Fall, thousands of volunteers of all ages and abilities clean the Connecticut River and it’s tributaries on foot or by boat.
How you can get involved:
- Join a Group: Find a group near you accepting cleanup volunteers and spend a few hours picking up trash.
- Lead a Group: Start a cleanup group in your town. Find a site in need of cleaning, organize volunteers and removal of trash. Here are tips on how to lead a successful cleanup.
- Cleanup Volunteer: Help hang posters, pack cleanup supplies, or report a trash site in need of cleaning.
- Cleanup Sponsor: Support the cleanup with a donation of funds, goods or services.
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