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2016 GSRC Results

 

Samantha Vigil, CA State Parks
Photo by: Samantha Vigil, CA State Parks

On Saturday, September 17, 2016, over a thousand volunteers joined together to remove more than 17 tons of trash and recyclables from rivers throughout the Sierra Nevada as part of the 8th Annual Great Sierra River Cleanup. To see more photos taken at this year's Great Sierra River Cleanup, check out our social media pages;  Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages!

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Photo by: Brittany Covich

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy would like to thank all of the volunteers, partners, and sponsors who made this year’s Great Sierra River Cleanup such a huge success! Here are the preliminary numbers as of October 7th:

  • 1,498 volunteers
    KernRiverConservancy
    Photo by: Kern River Conservancy
  • 35,119 pounds total waste removed
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    33,527.6 pounds of trash
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    1,591.7 pounds of recyclables
    • 106.5 river miles cleaned

    Results by Cleanup Site
    Preliminary Results Press Release

    For more information, please contact:
    Theresa Burgess (530) 823-4672 or
    Toll Free (877) 257-1212

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