Second Saturday Clean Ups

Help us keep our community clean!
Clean ups are brought to you by
Cape Fear River Watch in in partnership
with Keep New Hanover Beautiful!

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Clean Up Locations 2017& 2018

All clean ups take place on the Second Saturday of each month, unless otherwise noted. Trash pickers, trash bags, and gloves are always provided. If the location requires, we will provide a couple kayaks and a canoe. Please arrive early if you would like to use one! Bring boots if you have them, our locations are usually muddy. Check the list below for details on each location. Thanks for helping keep our river clean!

December 16th, 2017/ 9-11AM:
December’s clean up will take place in Leland. We will be sweeping a wooded area leading up to Mill Creek. Please wear boots. As always, gloves, bags and pickers will be provided. Parking will be available at Seidokan Karate and along Old Mill Rd NE. Look for signs.
Alternate Route for CFRW (1)

January 20th. 2018, 9-11AM:
***This months clean up will take place on the 3RD SATURDAY due to Striperfest.
Location: Ditch behind Jackson’s Big Oak BBQWe will clean the drainage ditch behind Jacksons BBQ. Please wear boots, the ditch is not deep, but may be muddy. If we finish early, we will move down the street to another location. As always, gloves, pickers, and trash bags will be provided.
For map click here. *Parking available behind Atlantic Appliance & Hardware

February 10th, 2018, 9-11AM
Location: Greenfield Lake
We will be sweeping Greenfield Lake from the bank and water! We will be meeting at the Greenfield Lake Boathouse. Kayaks, canoes, and paddle-boats will be available for use for folks wanting to sweep from the water. If you’d like to use one, please arrive 15- 20 minutes early. As always, gloves, pickers, bags, and water will be provided. Please bring your own water bottle!Parking is available adjacent to the tennis courts. The Boathouse is past the bathrooms, lakeside. MAP

March 10th, 2018, 9-11AM:
Location: McCumbers Ditch (From Rankin St. to Graveyard Bridge)
Area contains steep ditches. Please bring rake/pool scooper if available. A few will be provided.  Please bring waders/boots if available. A couple kayaks and canoe will be available for use.
*Parking available at Calvary Cemetery. Look for signs!
*Parking available at Calvary Cemetery. Look for signs!

April 14, 2018 9-11AM:
Location: Shirley Rd Dead End
We will be cleaning Burnt Mill Creek, section located at the end of Shirley Rd. off of 23rd Street. We will be focusing on the creek itself, using watercrafts to sweep up as much as possible. We will be providing canoes and kayaks for this clean up. If you’d like to use one, please arrive early. All other volunteers will work from the bank. Wear boots! As always, gloves, pickers, and trash bags will be provided. See you out there!
Map here –
*Parking will be available at the dead end, LOOK FOR SIGNS!

Pink Trash of Wilmington has provided us with recycling bins and recycling service for our 2016 Clean Ups! Check out their website here!