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Conewango Watershed Assoc. plans cleanup in Pa. and N.Y.

September 1, 2010
Observer Today
The Conewango Creek Watershed Association (CCWA) is organizing the 2nd annual Conewango Creek Clean-Up. Because of the success last year, the area that is being covered is doubling in size from the previous year. This year’s volunteers will be cleaning all the way from the Marden E. Cobb Waterway Trail in Frewsburg, N.Y. to Point Park in Warren. On Sept. 11, registration will begin at 8 a.m. at Larimer Park in Russell. In order be more efficient, people will be assigned certain areas to clean, and shuttling will be available to take people to their assigned areas. By 9 a.m., the clean-up will begin. Life vests, paddles, and canoes will be provided for all volunteers. Trash drop off points are available for better convenience and safety. The clean-up will be ending at approximately 1 p.m., and a free lunch will be offered for any volunteer who is interested. The lunch will be held at Larimer Park around 2 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering, e-mail Provide your name, contact information, and specify what you would like to do (being on land and/or water to pick up). Indicate if you have your own canoe or would like to use one that the CCWA will provide and the number of people you will be bringing. Someone will contact you to confirm the information. If you would like to make a donation, give your contact information and what you would like to donate. Last year’s cleanup was very successful. Volunteers got together to help keep the Conewango Creek a viable natural resource. To learn more about the CCWA and the clean-ups success last year, visit


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