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REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR RIVER CLEANUP!! Buffalo National River and Trail Clean Up, Ponca to Steel Creek, Monday, April 23, 9 a.m., Ponca Access, Volunteer Opportunity
April 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
THANKS TO ALL OUR RIVER STEWARDS WHO HAVE REGISTERED FOR THE RIVER CLEANUP ON MONDAY, APRIL 23. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT!
In honor of Earth Day and Earth Week, the Partners will be sponsoring a Buffalo River cleanup, from Ponca to Steel Creek on Monday, April 23rd. Participants should meet at Ponca Access at 9 a.m.
This cleanup will offer three options:
1: River only. Paddle from Ponca to Steel Creek(2.6 miles) picking up litter along the river corridor. Shuttle will be provided back to Ponca.
3: Trail only. Meet at the Ponca Access at 9 a.m. to pick up litter along the Buffalo River Trail to Steel Creek (2.5 miles). A shuttle will pick you up at Steel Creek to return you to Ponca.
3: River and Trail Circuit: Paddle from Ponca to Steel Creek and then pick up litter along the Buffalo River Trail while hiking back to Ponca (2.5 miles).
Whatever option you choose, bring your lunch, water, snacks and other personal items for your comfort as well as a grabber for extracting trash from the river and on shore.
Limit: 40 participants
NOTE: If you don’t have a canoe and need one, canoes and shuttles are being offered by Lost Valley Canoes and Buffalo Outdoor Center. Please make sure you indicate those needs on the registration form below.
If you only want to clean the trails please fill out the 2nd special needs box in the registration form below.
In case of bad weather or high river we would plan on the following Monday (the 30th). If you need more information, please contact Aletha Tetterton at 870-416-4699.
See you on the River!