Volunteers needed for Fryingpan clean-up
Roaring Fork Conservancy’s 17th Annual Fryingpan River Cleanup is set for Saturday.
The activities begin at 8:30 a.m. with breakfast and registration at Lyons Park in downtown Basalt.
Afterward, volunteers will help clean up the Fryingpan River. All ages are welcome, and participants should dress appropriately with warm layers, gloves, long pants, a hat and sunscreen.
Prizes will be awarded for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful and Most Unusual Trash.
Roaring Fork Conservancy is a community-supported watershed conservation organization for the Roaring Fork Valley.
Additional information can be found at roaringfork.org/cleanup or by calling 970-927-1290.
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