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The Great Sierra River Cleanup

During the first eight years of the Great Sierra River Cleanup, over 30,000 volunteers have joined together to remove over 817 tons of trash and recyclables from watersheds throughout the Sierra Nevada. Hundreds of community groups have spread across 22 counties and over 2,600 river miles to pull appliances, cigarette butts, plastic caps/lids, baby diapers, tires, furniture, and more from the rivers and streams that provide more than 60 percent of California's developed water supply. This effort, in partnership with California Coastal Cleanup Day, serves to promote good stewardship on all of our waterways, from the Sierra to the sea. This year we are hosting 8 sites that need your help! On September 16th from 9am-12pm we are going to clean these sites all over El Dorado County! Please Contact: for more information or go to to sign up!

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