Thursday, April 18, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM PDT
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Crystal Lake Boat Ramp in Willamette Park
100 SE Fischer Ln, Corvallis, OR 97333  

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Michelle Emmons 
Willamette Riverkeeper 

Corvallis River Guardians Program

Calling all Corvallis Clean Water Warriors!

WHAT: River Guardians Trashy Thursday - Corvallis
WHEN: Thursday, April 18 from 8:00am - 1:00pm

DETAILS: Join Willamette Riverkeeper, along with our partners at PEAK Sports, Corvallis Parks & Recreation and Public Works, Oregon State Parks, and the American Canoe Association - come volunteer with the Corvallis River Guardians as we float the Willamette River from Crystal Lake Boat Ramp to Michael's Landing to pick up trash and debris from the urban riverbanks. FREE lunch afterwards will be provided by PEAK Sports!

IF YOU ARE BYOB; PLEASE ARRIVE AT CRYSTAL LAKE BOAT RAMP NO LATER THAN 8:15am to unload your boat/gear. We will shuttle to Michael's Landing at 8:45am sharp. 

IF YOU HAVE RESERVED A SEAT IN A BOAT; MEET AT MICHAEL'S LANDING AT 9:00am to join a shuttle carpool to the launch at Willamette Boat Ramp so your car is available at the take out.

Please dress for the weather - bring snacks, sunscreen, and weather-appropriate layers, including a hat, neck gaitor and/or gloves for colder temperatures. This is a rain or shine event! We will have extra dry bags available to carry your items safely. Wear closed-toe hard soled shoes and bring water to stay hydrated. PFDs provided in registration for those without - please note PFDs are required for all participants. Trash bags, pickers, gloves, tarps and tools for trash removal will also be supplied. 

BYOB'rs should be comfortable paddling in current. Please use PFDs appropriate for use on the river - no inflatable PFDs. No boat? No problem! PEAK Sports is offering significantly discounted rentals for the purpose of Trashy Thursday! Call Paul Green at PEAK Sports at  (541) 754-6444 to reserve your watercraft.

Questions? Please contact organizer, Michelle Emmons at michelle@willametteriverkeeper.org or 541-913-4318.