San Marcos, Kyle Seeks Volunteers For 33rd Annual River Cleanup

Did you know Plum Creek converges with the San Marcos River just south of Interstate 10 on the Caldwell County/Gonzales County line?

The City of San Marcos and Kyle are calling on volunteers to register for the 33rd Annual Great Texas River Cleanup on March 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Started by the Texas River Protection Association to clean the entire 90 miles of the San Marcos River, the event includes creeks and tributaries that flow into the river. This year’s event now includes the Blanco River and Plum Creek.

Those who would like to participate in the upper San Marcos portion of the annual cleanup (Sewell Park to Stokes Park) should visit goo.gl/Wn9K11 and select one of the 11 available watershed locations, or contact Keep San Marcos Beautiful at 512.393.8419 or ksmb@sanmarcostx.gov.

To participate in the lower San Marcos River portion (Stokes Park to the Guadalupe River), contact Tom Goynes at 512.787.5574 for more information.

Watershed location and headquarters (http://goo.gl/Gw59Rp):

On cleanup day, volunteers will check in at their watershed headquarters at 8:30 a.m., sign in, meet up with their team leaders and receive supplies and instructions. All volunteers will be provided with a free t-shirt, lunch and swag in appreciation of their cleanup efforts.

The event is made possible by the following donors: Abatix, Carson Properties, Casa Garcia’s, Clean Earth Solutions, Clean Earth Systems, Edwards Aquifer Authority, Guadalupe Blanco River Authority, Greater San Marcos Partnership, Green Guy Recycling, H.E.B./Central Market, Honda San Marcos and David Cook, Jacob’s/CH2M, Keep Texas Beautiful, Marco’s Pizza, Plum Creek Watershed Partnership, Premier Cuts, RDO Equipment, San Marcos Chamber of Commerce, San Marcos Lions Club, Stericycle, and SurPowr Battery.

The cleanup event is sponsored by the Texas River Protection Association, City of San Marcos, Keep San Marcos Beautiful, Habitat Conservation Plan, Texas State University and City of Kyle.

For more information on becoming a sponsor, call Amy Kirwin at 512.393.8419 or email akirwin@sanmarcostx.gov.

Stay updated with the Annual Great Texas River Clean Up by liking the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/GreatTexasRiverCleanUp.


 

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