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St. Joseph Missouri River Clean-up 2014
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We're excited to come back to this historic river town! It's been since 2012. Together with our community clean-up partners and volunteers like you, we'll be returning to help remove tons of trash from the banks of the river.

When: 5/17/2014
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Clean-up Date

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Clean-up Time

9:00 a.m. to noon. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. (sign-up online HEREยป)

Clean-up Headquarters

French Bottom Boat Ramp, St. Joseph, MO (next to Remington Nature Center - 1502 MacArthur Dr.) Directions below.

What we're doing

Boats will ferry volunteers to the river banks and islands to pick up trash that has washed up on shore. Other volunteers, including youth groups, will pick up trash along the banks, trails and parking lots.

What you get

Volunteers will receive a free boat ride, t-shirt, trash bags, gloves and reusable water bottle.

What to bring

Weather and work appropriate clothes. Long pants are preferred. Sturdy shoes or boots. Sunscreen and bug spray.


From the North: Head south on I-29 toward St. Joseph. Take Exit 56B (I-229 S toward Downtown/St. Joseph). After 7.3 miles, take Exit 7 (Highland Ave). Turn right on Highland Avenue. Take the next right on MacArthur. Follow the signs to the parking lot by the boat ramp.

From the South: Head north on I-29 toward St. Joseph. Take the exit for I-229 N toward Downtown/St. Joseph. After 7.5 miles, take Exit 7 (Highland Ave). Turn left on Highland Avenue. Take the next right on MacArthur. Follow the signs to the parking lot by the boat ramp.

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