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SAVE THE DATE! “KEEP OUR RIVER CLEAN” 18TH APRIL 2021!
We’re in our fourth year of the quarterly river clean up event. Sticking to our usual format, please read below for all the details on how you can help. Several locations have been outlined below and covers the eastern corridor of the Swan River, parks and foreshores.
You can do as short or as long as you like however we have limited the time to finish within 3 hours. Please note you are not expected to spend three hours participating – do what you can! The locations below are just suggestions so if you’d like to start somewhere else please do. Kayakers, walkers and dogs are all very much needed where stand up paddlers can’t access. We will need volunteers to assist with rubbish sorting so please get in touch if you can help.
Paddle board hire for experienced paddlers will be available from 2 locations. Boards will be equipped with bags, gloves and other implements to assist with rubbish collection. Board hirers must start at 8.00 am.
If possible, we’d like rubbish collected to be brought to Garvey Park for sorting. If you have items that cannot easily be transported please take a photo or post a list of what you have collected so we can add your catch to our master data list.
Date: Sunday 18th April 2021
I’ll have bags and gloves available on the day if required or collect in advance from the SUP trailer at Sandy Beach Reserve,
Here’s what we’d LOVE you to do on the day!
Suggested Launch Locations
The launch locations are suggestions only so feel free to start somewhere else if you prefer. This stretch covers about 8kms from Point Reserve, Bassendean to the Cove East Perth. There is no pressure on anyone to cover a long distance. Take note of the comments about some of the locations just in case this affects you.
Hot spots near the river include under bridges, café locations, sports and recreation clubs, fishing spots, playgrounds, ablution blocks, along fences, carparks, foot/cycle paths. All rubbish in these areas have the potential to end up in our rivers and estuaries.
To hire a board please contact Maree via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be given account details to pay for board. Cost is $20.00 for duration of event and free paddling afterwards at Garvey Park. Please note the cost contributes to providing sausage sizzle, fruit and other misc costs. We run at a loss to run this event.
For further information contact SUP Tonic 0499 973 995.
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PO BOX 79, Bassendean
Western Australia, 6934
0499 973 995