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Annual Riverkeeper Hudson River Sweep: Lower Wappinger Creek

Date and Time

Saturday, May 2, 2020, 9:00AM - 1:00PM

Location

Wappingers Falls, NY US,
New York, Hudson River Valley,
NY

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader.

Overview

Join us for Riverkeeper's 9th Annual Hudson River Sweep - a day of service for the Hudson River and its tributaries. We'll clean-up the lower Wappinger Creek, as well as, certain land areas along the creek. You'll need a boat for the creek litter pick-up, but you can clean up the land areas if you do not have a boat.. Wear sturdy footwear that can get wet and clothes that can get dirty. Bring a hat, sunscreen, work gloves, water & lunch. If you do not have work gloves, leader can supply some. Snacks will be supplied if the supermarkets come through with donations. Litter bags will be provided. Meet at the boat launch at 117 Market St., Village of Wappingers Falls, NY, at 9 AM. We'll work until 1 PM, but work as long as you'd like. Afterwards, there'll be an optional social hour over a free beer at a brewery located on a farm. No public transportation. Please register with Riverkeeper at: www.riverkeeper.org/sweep Scroll down to "Dutchess County". Choose the event starting with "Wappingers Falls".

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

Click map for driving directions
Lower Wappinger Creek Clean-up 2018

Activity

Paddling - Flatwater

Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey

Status

Cancelled

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: NCA 9 p.m.)

Russ has been leading this clean-up for 9 years.