THE FOLLOWING IS A PRESS RELEASE FROM THE U DA MAN FISHING TOURNAMENT
The U Da Man Fishing Tournament group announces the third annual Port to Port Yaquina River Clean Up on Saturday, April 20th, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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 5000 pounds of trash. Volunteers should dress accordingly for the weather.
Work gloves and a light lunch with drinks will be provided by UDM.
Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday April 20th 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, Thompsons Sanitary Service, Englund Marine & Industrial Supply, Longview Hills Fishing Club and JC Sentry Market-Newport.
U Da Man Fishing Tournament is a group of volunteers dedicated the enhancement of the salmon population and the habitat of the Yaquina River.
U Da Man is a registered non profit (501c3 20-5379466). More info can be found on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/UDAMANFishingTournament