In-River: 6300 South to 4800 South


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Volunteer Group

Wells2C [Converted]

Wells Fargo

Time

Arrive by 8:00 am on May 12, 2016. Plan on 4 hours on the river.

Location

Volunteers will park at the boat take out located at Little Confluence Restoration Area, 4800 South 670 West, Taylorsville in Salt Lake County, on the west bank of the river. Splore will shuttle the volunteers, in provided cars, to the boat put in at Winchester Park, 1200 West Winchester Street, Murray in Salt Lake County, on the west bank. The clean-up will move downstream (north) until 4800 South. The take out will occur at 4800 South 670 West in Taylorsville, where cars are located.

Description

Please join Splore, and the Division of Forestry, Fires and State Lands for the In-River Conservation Day at the annual Get Into The River Festival. First time paddlers will be taught a quite lesson in some simple paddle strokes and a chance to practice them before starting down the river. This project will consist of pulling garbage out of the Jordan River, while gaining an understanding of restoration efforts happening along the whole river corridor. Volunteers will learn why they are cleaning the river, what people have done and are doing to restore the river, and how the goals of ecosystem restoration are planned to be accomplished. At the end of the day, volunteers will learn the basics of canoeing and a knowledge of place centered around the Jordan River.

Volunters should wear
  • Sunblock
  • Clothes that are okay to get wet and dirty
  • Hat
  • Water Sandals (no flip flops)
  • Rain gear if it looks rainy
What to bring
We will provide
  • Gloves
  • Water
  • Trash Bags
  • Snacks
  • Canoes
  • Life jackets
  • A shuttle back to cars

Coordinator

Eric Bonin | eric@splore.org | 801-484-4128

 


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Wells2C

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