Volunteers set to clean Lake Mitchell March 24

The Renew Our Rivers Lake Mitchell cleanup is Saturday, March 24. Volunteers should report at 8 a.m. to the Higgins Ferry boat launch for a safety briefing. The cleanup will end at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch for the volunteers.

From Interstate 65, travel to exit 208. Take County Road 28 east to Lake Mitchell Road until it dead-ends at the Higgins Ferry boat launch.

Volunteers for Renew Our Rivers, one of the Southeast’s largest river cleanup campaigns, have collected more than 15 million pounds of trash and debris since the program’s inception in 2000. This year, 30 cleanups are planned through November on the Alabama, Black Warrior, Cahaba, Chattahoochee, Coosa, Mobile and Tallapoosa rivers.

For volunteer information about the Lake Mitchell cleanup, contact Dale Vann at 205-910-3713.

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