Let’s just start out by clarifying nobody got a rash or tetanus from the South Platte River water which leads me to believe the water is a bit cleaner than I had given it credit for. Unlike most river cleanups, this effort by our friends at Protect Our Rivers combines hard working volunteers on footContinue reading “River Cleanup on a Raft – Protect Our Rivers makes it happen!!!”
Category Archives: Cleanups
!!! A Cleaner Clear IV !!!
No kidding. The 4th annual Clear Creek river cleanup is on the calendar. I know, how can we already be thinking about this? Well, because trash buildups happen every minute and we are behind, constantly. But never fear! You all have made an incredible difference over the last three years and as the word continuesContinue reading “!!! A Cleaner Clear IV !!!”
3rd Annual – A Cleaner Clear – Recap
It was a sunny day at Twin Lakes Park on the banks of Clear Creek. 105 dedicated volunteers filled bags for 4 hours and cleaned over 2.5 miles of river. That’s the condensed fact sheet. The impact of trash and crap cleaned up out of the creek was measured in thousands of pounds. Adams CountyContinue reading “3rd Annual – A Cleaner Clear – Recap”
!!! 3rd Freaking Annual – A Cleaner Clear !!!
Time to get your hands dirty and your water clean. Clear Creek needs your love again this year because some people just aren’t getting the memo about the ill effects of trashing the planet. Seems to me another show of organized action is in order. This year we are doubling our efforts and teaming withContinue reading “!!! 3rd Freaking Annual – A Cleaner Clear !!!”
Know Your Junk
My grandad had this old creamy brown flat bed Dodge feed truck. A purely utilitarian piece of equipment. Zero aesthetics. This was before he could afford a proper push button feeder so it was piled high with fifty pound feed sacks of the same color of the truck. Dusty tan. The grime and splattered cowContinue reading “Know Your Junk”
A Cleaner Clear 2021 – 2nd Annual!!!!
Ever picked up a random piece of trash and won a $150 Patagonia bag? How about a 4 banger roof rack River Quiver from Riversmith? Or maybe you like ice cream. Our great friends at Scoops Homemade Ice Cream have some prizes you might get all over your face. If you said no, then youContinue reading “A Cleaner Clear 2021 – 2nd Annual!!!!”
How To: Host a River Cleanup
Since we hosted the Clear Creek river cleanup in September (A Cleaner Clear), there have been a large amount of folks asking when the next cleanup will be and how they can get involved in the future with others. This makes my heart soar like a hawk. Just to hear that folks are passionate aboutContinue reading “How To: Host a River Cleanup”
A Cleaner Clear – 2020
Ever find an object on the side of the road that is just so disgusting and revolting, you know in that moment you’ll surely have PTSD from even seeing it? There were a few of those objects found on September 12 at the first ever A Cleaner Clear river cleanup. Prizes were given for theseContinue reading “A Cleaner Clear – 2020”