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Rivers Alive-Athens Clarke County


 

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Georgia’s Annual Rivers Alive event is just around the bend! Mark your calendars for this year's Rivers Alive on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

Rivers Alive is Georgia's annual volunteer river clean-up event that encourages civic involvement in the preservation of Georgia's precious water resources. Our waterways provide us with fresh drinking water, important wildlife habitat, and recreational opportunities that serve as a respite from our busy day-to-day lives. Last year, a record-breaking 407 volunteers came out to collect over 3.1 tons of trash, 1 ton of recycling, and 150 tires during the event!

In Athens, Rivers Alive is organized by Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful, ACC Solid Waste, ACC Transportation and Public Works/Stormwater Division, ACC Leisure Services, ACC Public Utilities/Water Conservation Office, the Upper Oconee Watershed Network, the Oconee River Land Trust, Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission, Big Dogs on the River, ACC Central Services/Office of Sustainability, Watershed UGA, UGA's Office of Service Learning, and the UGA Office of Sustainability.

If you have any questions about this year's event, please email us at athensriversalive@gmail.com.
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