to Sound" - River and Harbor Cleanup
16th 2017 10am –1PM
CT – Help clean up the Long Island Sound by cleaning the waterways flowing into
The Sound during the 3rd consecutive “Source to Sound” river and harbor
cleanup, on Saturday, September 16, with volunteer litter clean-ups throughout
Norwalk. Rain date of Sunday September 17.
to Sound” is a partnership between the Norwalk River Watershed Association,
Mayor’s office, Keep Norwalk Beautiful, Grace Farms of New Canaan, and The
Norwalk Land Trust, Woodcock Nature Center, Harbor Watch, and the Sheffield
Sono. Mayor Harry Rilling will be welcoming all volunteers at the North Water
Street entrance to Oyster Shell Park at 10am on Sept 16th.
event is an opportunity to learn about the importance of stewardship for our
rivers and waterways, while making an impact in the community.
event is scheduled for Sept. 16th as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s annual
International Coastal Clean-Up Day, when millions of pounds of trash is
collected by hundreds of thousands of volunteer each year around the world.
& Location: 10am-1PM @ Heritage Park by Ann and North Water Streets by the
Maritime Aquarium in South Norwalk. After the welcome, groups will clean
designated areas along the Norwalk harbor focusing on Oyster Shell Park and
upriver. At the end of the cleanup all trash will be gathered and weighed at
the same location.
will pick up supplies and meet at designated clean-up sites for a day of fun
and service. Participants should dress appropriately with long pants, closed
more information and to register, contact NRWA at 877-NRWA-INFO or email@example.com.