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Second Annual LoCo Trash Bash

  • Austin, Texas USA (map)
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SATURDAY, MAY 11, 7 AM TO 3 PM;  COME FOR THE WHOLE DAY, OR JUST FOR A FEW HOURS!

  • CLEANUP ALONG BANKS ON FOOT, OR FLOAT IN YOUR KAYAK OR CANOE, OR GET A RIDE UPRIVER IN A JET BOAT TO ISLANDS AND SAND BARS ALONG THE RIVER 

  • SIX (6) MEETING POINTS; CHOOSE THE BEST FOR YOU:

    • 973 BRIDGE

      • Easiest to pick up trash on foot along banks, best for kids

      • Put in at 973 bridge and float down to Austin's Colony, there will be jet boat traffic on this section

      • Or, put in at Texas River School and float down to 973 bridge

      • Texas Disposal Systems dumpster for trash

      • Section Leaders Brent Ormand (Brentormand@hotmail.com)

    • AUSTIN'S COLONY NEIGHBORHOOD PARK

      • Clean up trash on foot along dirt cliffs

      • Or, jet boat can give you a ride a little ways up or down the river

      • More physically demanding to access river, but LOTS of trash

      • Utility trailer for trash collection

      • Section Leader Caleb Hearn (c.ian.hearn@gmail.com)

    • LITTLE WEBBERVILLE PARK

      • May be closed on May 11 because Travis County is redoing the boat ramp

      • If open, put in here and float to Big Webberville Park (5 miles)

      • Jet boat put in

      • Adults can catch a ride in a jet boat upriver to cleanup islands and sandbars along river

      • Texas Disposal Systems dumpster for trash

      • Section Leaders Adam Metzger (Adam.Metzger@patagonia.com) & Wes McNew (wesmcnew@gmail.com)

    • BIG WEBBERVILLE PARK

      • Travis County maintains this park so it is not necessary to clean up on foot here

      • Jet boat put in

      • Trash from the Little Webberville to Big Webberville stretch will brought to Big Webberville

      • Texas Disposal Systems dumpster for trash

      • Section Leader Ben Thompson (benothompson@yahoo.com)

    • TEXAS RIVER SCHOOL

      • Float from Montopolis to Texas River School (about 4.25 miles)

      • Or, from Texas River School to the FM 973 bridge

      • Utility trailer for trash

      • Section Leader Graham Daly (graham@texasriverschool.org)

    • MONTOPOLIS BRIDGE/HWY 183

      • Pick up on foot or float to Texas River School (about 4 miles)

      • Utility trailer for trash

      • Section leader Graham Daly (graham@texasriverschool.org) & Lauren Bos (lauren@coloradoriver.org)

  • ARRIVE WHENEVER YOU CAN, MEET SECTION LEADERS TO SIGN WAIVER, GET BRACELET. SECTION LEADER WILL PROVIDE TRASH GRABBERS, TRASH BAGS, AND DIRECTIONS

  • THEY WILL HAVE TONS OF TRASH BAGS AND 100+ TRASH GRABBERS, OR BRING YOUR OWN TRASH GRABBER TO MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ONE

  • RECOMMENDED:GLOVES, HAT, LONG SLEEVES AND PANTS, SUNSCREEN, AND YOUR REUSABLE WATER BOTTLE

Earlier Event: December 22
Copy of Night Hike Owl Prowl
Later Event: May 18
District 2 Cleanup: Waco