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‘Source to Sound – river and harbor cleanup – scheduled for Sept. 16

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:

NORWALK, CT – Help clean up the Long Island Sound by cleaning the waterways flowing into The Sound during the 3rd consecutive “Source to Sound” river and harbor cleanup, on Saturday, September 16, with volunteer litter clean-ups throughout Norwalk. Rain date of Sunday September 17.

“Source to Sound” is a partnership between the Norwalk River Watershed Association, The Mayor’s office, Keep Norwalk Beautiful, Grace Farms of New Canaan, and The Norwalk Land Trust, Woodcock Nature Center, Harbor Watch, and the Sheffield Sono. Mayor Harry Rilling will be welcoming all volunteers at the North Water Street entrance to Oyster Shell Park at 10am on Sept 16th.

This event is an opportunity to learn about the importance of stewardship for our rivers and waterways, while making an impact in the community.

This event is scheduled for Sept. 16th as part of the Ocean Conservancy’s annual International Coastal Clean-Up Day, when millions of pounds of trash is collected by hundreds of thousands of volunteer each year around the world.

Time & Location: 10am-1PM @ Heritage Park by Ann and North Water Streets by the Maritime Aquarium in South Norwalk. After the welcome, groups will clean designated areas along the Norwalk harbor focusing on Oyster Shell Park and upriver. At the end of the cleanup all trash will be gathered and weighed at the same location.

Participants will pick up supplies and meet at designated clean-up sites for a day of fun and service. Participants should dress appropriately with long pants, closed toe shoes.

For more information and to register, contact NRWA at 877-NRWA-INFO or [email protected]

 

 

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