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Duck River Watershed Society-Spring Clean-up, March 2, 2024 Event

The Duck River Watershed Society has announced its third Spring Clean-up event slated for Saturday, March 2, 2024.  

The Society is a non-profit organization that is based in Coffee County, Tennessee.  The DRWS is a membership organization that focuses on building sustainability, health and education relative to America’s most diverse waterway, the Duck River.  Over 650 aquatic species call the Duck their home, while 300,000 people a day utilize this important waterway for their drinking water.

The 2024 event will be the third one to date.  Over the first two years the volunteer corp of over 125 individuals and families collected five tons of garbage, and removed over 175 tires from the watershed around the Fire Lake Boat Launch and Normandy Lake areas. 

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The Spring Clean-up will take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 12:00-3:00p.m.  All participants should meet at the Fire Lake Public Use and Boat Ramp Area, located on River Forge Road, in Manchester, TN. This is a free event that features new and exciting SWAG giveaways, food, and a sense of purpose by helping to build sustainability for the Duck River.

This year’s event is sponsored by the Bonnaroo Works Fund, LKQ Corporation, The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and is in collaboration with the Tennessee Duck River Agency, Coffee County Middle School, and Coffee County Rural Solid Waste.

They are in need of community volunteers/volunteer groups to help us with cleaning up parts of Normandy Lake down to the Winter water drawdown line.  

For more information about the event and to register, free of charge, please visit the following site: 2024 Spring Clean-up: Free Registrationhttps://drwsspringcleanup.swell.gives/

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For additional information, please contact: Christian Rieseberg, Board Vice-chair/Treasurer, at cfrccin@gmail.com or 205-382-3955, Website: https://www.duckriverwatershedsociety.com https://www.duckriverwatershedsociety.com/

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