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DuPage River Sweep

May 19, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT

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One event on May 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on May 16, 2020 at 9:00 am

Help keep our rivers clean by joining your fellow community-members in this annual record-setting clean-up event! Each year, hundreds of volunteers work together to remove thousands of pounds of debris from 50+ miles of shoreline in DuPage County.

Volunteer or join as a group leader to begin a “sweep” spot near you! There are resources for getting started, as well as instructions on canoe/kayak paddling and rental. If litter clean-up isn’t your thing, take part in a restoration project in natural areas near waterways.


From the Conservation Foundation:

The annual DuPage County River Sweep is a county-wide, self-coordinated stream cleanup and restoration event.  The purpose of the river sweep is to encourage volunteers to help “sweep our rivers clean” by picking up debris in and along local waterways and restoring nearby land back to its natural state.

Join in and make a positive impact for your community!

Pre-registration is required. Click “more information” below for details and registration.


Leman Middle School
238 E. Hazel Street
West Chicago, IL 60185 United States

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