2nd Annual Port To Port Yaquina River Clean Up Coming Soon

THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM U DA MAN FISHING TOURNAMENT ORGANIZERS

The U Da Man Fishing Tournament group announces the second annual Port to Port Yaquina River Clean Up on Saturday, April 21st, 9AM to 3PM.

VOLUNTEERS POSE WITH TRASH CLEANED OFF THE BANKS OF THE LOWER YAQUINA RIVER LAST SPRING. (U DA MAN)

In conjunction with Oregon SOLVE, the U Da Man volunteer group will work from the Port of Toledo airport boat ramp on the South Bay Road.  Some volunteers will be shuttled by boat to sections of the river banks that are only accessible from the water. Other volunteers will pick up trash along both the sides of the river from the adjoining roadways.  Last year, volunteers collected an estimated 3500 lbs of trash. Volunteers should dress accordingly for the weather, provide their own work gloves and lunches.

Volunteers will meet at 9 AM on Saturday April 21st at the Toledo airport boat ramp.  If you would like to volunteer operation of your boat or work on foot, please contact Barb Dudley at (541) 272-7375 or Tom Simpson at (541) 351-0666.

This project is sponsored by the Ports of Toledo and Newport, Dahl Disposal, Englund Marine Supply & Longview Hills Fishing Club.

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