Clean up the Fryingpan |

Clean up the Fryingpan

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO Colorado

PITKIN COUNTY ” Roaring Fork Valley residents and visitors are being asked to participate in a river cleanup Saturday.

The Roaring Fork Conservancy is hosting the 11th annual Fryingpan River Cleanup from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Volunteers of all ages are needed. Participants will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Lions Park in Basalt to start with a free breakfast. Then they will pick up trash along a 1-mile stretch of the river. Prizes will be awarded for Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful and Most Unusual.

Volunteers should wear gloves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen. In case the event is rained out, the make-up date is May 2. See for more information.

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