Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM PST
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Alton Baker Park Boat Ramp 
100 Day Island Road
Drive past parking area in Main Park
Follow road to boat ramp on right
Eugene, OR 97402

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Michelle Emmons, Willamette Riverkeeper 
Willamette Riverkeeper 

Willamette Riverkeeper thanks our partner:



Eugene Trashy Tuesday Seat in Raft or BYOB: Alton Baker to Valley River Center


Bring your own boat or reserve a seat in one of ours!

Join Willamette Riverkeeper and Eugene Parks and Recreation teams to help clean up riverbanks and islands as we float from Alton Baker to Valley River Center.

WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, February 13th, 2024 | 8:30AM-1PM
We'll be cleaning and floating down to Vallery River Center Boat Ramp from Alton Baker Boat Ramp. Volunteers will meet at 8:45AM at Valley River Center for a shuttle to the put-in at Alton Baker. Park behind the Regal Cinemas near the tan shed just off the bike path, against the river.

BYOBr's: please unload your gear at the Alton Baker Boat ramp by 8:30am and drive to VRC parking by 8:45am for the shuttle back to Alton Baker Park. WR will have extra volunteers on hand to boatsit for those running shuttles. We are planning to launch at 9:15am after a safety talk, and arrive at the VRC Boat Ramp at 12:30pm to unload trash and clean boats. Plan to be finished at 1pm.

DETAILS: It's gonna be CCCCOLD! Please wear weather appropriate clothing, warm hat, extra layers, and sturdy closed-toe shoes. We will provide trash bags, non-latex gloves, trash pickers, and PFDs for those without. Limited seating in rafts available. Class 2 paddling experience and helmets are strongly recommended for small watercraft. PFDS REQUIRED at all times on the water

QUESTIONS? Please reach out to event coordinator, Michelle Emmons at michelle@willametteriverkeeper.org or 541-913-4318.

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