Events / Fryingpan River Cleanup - April 21

Fryingpan River Cleanup

20th Annual FRYINGPAN CLEANUP: April 21, 2018

Help clean up one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the country! Volunteers of all ages welcome! Join us for a free breakfast before cleaning up a 1-mile section of the river. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash, and Best Photo.

 

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION
Breakfast and registration starts at 8:30 am near Lions Park and the Midland Spur side of Basalt Town Hall. Teams of 3-4 people are arranged, assigned about 1-mile of river, and head out to clean up around 9:15 am. Entries of trash for prizes must be registered at Lions Park by 11:30 am. Winners will be announced at 11:45am. Must be present to win.

Because weather can be unpredictable, please be prepared with proper clothing, including

  • long pants
  • gloves
  • hat
  • sunscreen
  • proper footwear
  • water

Be safe and have fun! 

REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED!

 

GROUPS (such as Boy Scout or Girl Scout Troops):
If you are bringing large groups to the cleanup, please download this WAIVER for each family or individual and bring them completed and signed to the cleanup.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

8:30am          Registration Opens & Breakfast Begins
9:30am          Everyone departs for cleanup
11:30am        "BEST OF TRASH" entry deadline
11:45am        "BEST OF TRASH" awards announced. Must be present to win!


"BEST PHOTO" Contest:
Show us your BEST Fryingpan Cleanup photo! Submit your photo HERE by April 23rd!


Become a Sponsor of the upcoming Fryingpan River Cleanup and support over 100 volunteers as they clean up and protect our rivers!

 

 

 

 




Fryingpan River Cleanup: Video and Photos

Charlie talks about why he helped clean-up the Fryingpan River in April of 2014.

 

 

Photos from the 2014 Fryingpan River Cleanup

THANK YOU to our 2017 SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

 

2017 FRYINGPAN CLEANUP SPONSORS

7-Eleven - Basalt
ACE Hardware of Carbondale
Alpine Bank - Basalt
Anonymous
Arch Angels Concerts
Basalt Lions Club
Gary Blackie
Chaco
City Market - El Jebel
Colorado 500 - Peppy & Wally Dallenbach
Eagle County
Eco Products
Evergreen Events
Jen and Cap Grossman
Hyde Family Trust
Ann and Joe Kercheville

Cornelia and Meredith Long
Claudia and Fred Lummis
Jean Moore

Jeanie and John Morris
Lynn Nichols and Jim Gilchrist
NRS (Northwest River Supplies)
Roaring Fork Club
Smoke Modern BBQ
Starbucks - Willits

Town of Basalt
Trish and Mark Seaman
Earlene and Herb Seymour
Timbo's Pizza
Pam and Dan Turley

Waste Management, Inc.
Sarah and Robert Woods
Jean and Bill Wunderlich
Susan & David Young

 

Contact Us

Roaring Fork Conservancy
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621
(970) 927-1290
info@roaringfork.org

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
200 Basalt Center Circle, Suite 120, Basalt, CO 81621

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