Events / Fryingpan River Cleanup - May 23

Fryingpan River Cleanup

RESCHEDULED:
22nd Annual FRYINGPAN CLEANUP: May 23, 2020

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

* Pre-Registration is available HERE. *
(pre-registration opens May 1, 2020) Although not required, registering in advance will save you time the morning of the event and gives you the opportunity to request a cleanup location!

 

GROUPS (such as Boy Scout or Girl Scout Troops):
If you are bringing large groups to the cleanup, please complete this WAIVER for each family or individual and email them to info@roaringfork.org by noon on May 26 OR bring them completed and signed to the cleanup.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

8:30am          Registration & 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 May 26!


Become a Sponsor of the upcoming Fryingpan River Cleanup and support over 200 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 2019 SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

 

2019 FRYINGPAN CLEANUP SPONSORS

5Point Film Festival
7-11, Basalt
Alpine Bank
Anonymous
Chaco
City Market
Eagle County
Eco-Products
EverGreen ZeroWaste
Get Busy Liv'n
Jen & Cap Grossman
Jean Moore
Lions Club
Jeanie & John Morris
Lynn Nichols & Jim Gilchrist Family
Roaring Fork Club
Starbucks, Willits
Timbo's Pizza
Gerard Tomasso
Pam & Dan Turley
Town of Basalt
Susan & David Young
Waste Management

Contact Us

Roaring Fork Conservancy

PHONE: (970) 927-1290
EMAIL: info@roaringfork.org

MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
22800 Two Rivers Road
Basalt, CO 81621

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