Polk County Conservation

River Run Garbage Grab

River Run Garbage Grab (R2G2) at Sycamore Access Boat Ramp

Date: TBD
Time: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Sycamore Access point until 12 p.m.)
Location: North of NW 66th St. in Johnston

River Run Garbage Grab is a city-wide event that allows volunteers the opportunity to remove trash from the Des Moines River or along its adjacent trails - paddlers, rowers, power boaters, walkers, hikers, bicyclers, mountain bikers, birders, etc. are all welcome!

Volunteers can choose from many land and water based locations. Polk County Conservation will be stationed at the Sycamore Access boat ramp along the Des Moines River which lies adjacent to the Neal Smith and Sycamore Bike Trails.

Registration is required. For more information about this event, please contact Pat Spain at (515) 323-5280, or pat.spain@polkcountyiowa.gov.


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11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

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