For Immediate Release: CONTACT: Leigh Fifelski
September 17, 200 Cell: (248) 321-4579
Sierra Club Pick-up & Paddle
3rd annual river clean up and river ride focuses on the harms of non-point source pollution
Participants will not only learn about the harms of trash deposited into the river, but will also learn more about non-point water pollution like pesticides and septic tank overflows.
Kayaks are available for rental with an RSVP and check made out to
Sierra Club for $40. Checks can be sent to Sierra Club at
Sierra Club members and
When: Sunday, October 7, 2007
10am - Trash
pick up along the riverbank at
Noon - Canoe/kayak drop off. There will be a shuttle service from our destination point back to the canoe/kayak drop off for paddlers who wish to leave their cars at the destination point. No charge.
1:00pm - Paddle starts promptly from the Elizabeth Lake Road Canoe Livery. No Styrofoam coolers allowed. PFD a must.
3-4pm - All
boats to finish at
- Picnic and live traditional Keltic music performed by
Visuals: Lots of trash being taken from river, people in waders.