Litter found in spring 2018 along the Cedar River State Water Trail at the state’s public access above the Ramsey Dam in northern Austin.

Volunteers needed for local river cleanups

CRWD seeking help with removing litter from Cedar, streams

Volunteers with the 2017 cleanup organized by the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center on parts of the Cedar River and Dobbins Creek in Austin’s Driesner and Sutton park areas. (Photo provided by JHNC staff)
Austin High wrestling members and coaches picking up trash June 27 as part of Spruce Up Austin’s annual litter pickup there for CRWD’s cleanup program.
Spruce Up Austin members clean up along East Side Lake’s shoreline June 27.
Bags of litter removed in early July by Austin resident Corey Kreutzbender along the public side of the Cedar River State Water Trail in the Ramsey Dam area on Austin’s north side.
Larry Callahan and a relative during his family’s river cleanup in August 2017 on about five river miles of the Cedar River State Water Trail in Lyle Township.
CRWD staff in April 2017 with garbage they removed from the Cedar River’s shoreline below the downtown dam in Austin.

Formed in 2007, CRWD works to reduce flooding and improve water quality on the Cedar River State Water Trail and its tributaries in southern Minnesota.

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