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17th Annual West Fork of the White River Cleanup
May 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Help clean up streamside areas to protect our local waterways!
Where: Check in at either Walker Park in Fayetteville, or Riverside Park in West Fork Arkansas. There will be multiple cleanup locations ranging from trail, land, in-stream, and floating (must provide your own boat and shuttle). Return to Riverside Park by Noon for free food, music, and raffle prizes!
Details: The Beaver Watershed Alliance will host the West Fork – White River Cleanup on Saturday, May 21 in partnership with multiple community partners. Volunteers will help remove litter and bulky waste in the West Fork watershed, sub-watershed of Beaver Lake. Check-in will begin at 9 am to receive cleanup supplies and a cleanup site. Return to Riverside park by noon for music, food (vegetarian options will be available), and raffle prizes!
What is provided: Gloves, tools, water, snacks, and cleanup supplies will be provided at check-in. Free lunch and raffle prizes will also be provided.
What to bring/wear: Dress in clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! Volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes and protective clothing; hip-waders and muck boots are encouraged for those wanting to participate in in-stream cleanup areas. We encourage you to bring your own reusable water bottle. Those wishing to participate in the cleanup float site must provide their own canoe or kayak and shuttle.
For more info and to volunteer, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-750-8007 (text or call).
RSVP is required for the float cleanup to receive location. For general cleanup areas, RSVP is appreciated but not required.
The Beaver Watershed Alliance is committed to providing universal access to all of our events. Notice will be given to please contact the Alliance to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.
Thank you, partners and sponsors! City of Fayetteville, Beaver Water District, University of Arkansas Extension Services, H2Ozarks, Watershed Conservation Resource Center, Boston Moutain Solid Waste, Northwest Arkansas Land Trust, Keep Arkansas Beautiful, Pack Rat Outdoor Center, Coca-Cola, Tyson, Uncle Sam’s Outfitters, Southtown Sporting Goods, Livsn