Jump into the creek with KSBB and Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) by participating in our bi-monthly creek cleanup! Parking can be found at the Honey Bowen Building or along Zetterower Ave.
Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful (KSBB) is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation. Our goal is to educate and empower citizens and businesses with the resources needed to facilitate litter prevention, beautification, and community greening within the city of Statesboro and surrounding areas.
Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful strives to educate and empower citizens and businesses with the resources needed to facilitate litter prevention, beautification, and community greening within the city of Statesboro and surrounding areas.
Come join ORK & OAS for a birding walk and litter cleanup!
This beautiful site offers a mix of habitats, featuring wetlands and river setting. Ogeechee Audubon co-leaders & Ogeechee Riverkeeper co-leaders will help locate and identify birds, educate us about the southern part of the Ogeechee watershed while we cleanup the waterways.
We will search for wading birds, raptors, woodpeckers and other early winter resident birds. Loaner binoculars and litter collection supplies will be available.
Meet at the cul-de-sac at 9am (the Al Bungard Conservation Area). Use driving directions from HWY 17.
Trip Rigor: Easy, with paved path and varied terrain. Estimated walking distance 2 miles. ADA accessible; no public restrooms on site.
Registration is individual. Each person in your party must register separately.
*All participants will be required to adhere to all COVID-19 mandates and protocols in effect at the time of the event.
In partnership with Keep Liberty Beautiful (KLB) and Hinesville Downtown Development Authority (HDDA), Ogeechee Riverkeeper (ORK) will co-host a Rivers Alive litter cleanup.
Volunteers will meet in a central location in Hinesville for supplies and instructions before being assigned specific spots for cleanup.
This event is limited to 30 participants. Volunteers should register in advance.
All CDC guidelines regarding Covid-19 will be followed for this event.
About Rivers Alive
Rivers Alive is Georgia’s annual volunteer waterway cleanup event that targets all waterways in the state, including streams, rivers, lakes, beaches, and wetlands. The mission of Rivers Alive is to create awareness of and involvement in the preservation of Georgia’s water resources. Rivers Alive is held annually each fall and is a program of the Georgia Environmental Protection Division Outreach Program.
The event will take place on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at 7 – 9 a.m.
Participants are required to complete a liability waiver prior to the event.
Please wear weather-appropriate clothing, boots or closed-toed shoes and bring your own water bottle(s). We encourage the use of reusable bottles to cut down on waste.
Litter collection supplies (trash bags, litter grabbers and gloves) will be provided. Registration closes 7/8/21 and a confirmation email will be shared afterward. This cleanup will not involve boats.
City of Savannah will retrieve collected trash following the event.
Cleanup will take place at the end of Madison Ave in Savannah, Ga., or use GPS coordinates: 32.005194, -81.106111. There is room for volunteers to park at the cleanup location.
The event will take place on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. – noon, with COVID-19 safety measures in place.
Individuals and families can pick up a packet of supplies – complete with gloves, trash bags, litter pickers, and a map of a designated right-of-way location.
Supplies will be available for pickup in Claxton, exact location TBD.
50 person limit due to supplies.