River Cleanup

Haw River Cleanup set for Feb. 27

What: Haw River cleanup

When: Saturday, Feb. 27  at 10 a.m.

Where: US 15-501 access parking lot

The focus of this trip will be Sawtooth Island, which captures a lot of trash. On a previous cleanup trip, we were able to fill three canoes with trash in a very short period of time.

We'll meet at 10 a.m. at the US 15-501 access and run shuttle to the put-in at Chicken Bridge.

Bring an open canoe if you have one. I will provide gloves and trash bags.

This is an N+ trip. Be sure to wear cold weather gear, bring lunch, water, etc. just as you would for a regular paddling trip.

Contact me at rjbrueckner@mindspring.com if you have questions.

Bob Brueckner

CCC Conservation Chair

Feb. 21, 2016


Boating education 

Each year, the Boat U.S. Foundation awards local nonprofit volunteer organizations up to $4,000 for the promotion of clean boating education. The BoatU.S. Foundation looks for projects that reflect a unique way to reach boaters with upbeat clean boating messages.

The Carolina Canoe Club was awarded $2,500 in 2007 to promote river cleanup and litter awareness. The Club used the funds to purchase mesh trash bags, brochures, and stickers. Club members will continue to support the grant mission through their cleanup efforts and use of the material provided and this website to promote clean boating.

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