The 9th annual Allegheny Reservoir Clean-up will take place Saturday, May 11, 2013. Volunteers will meet at Red Bridge Boat Launch on the Allegheny Reservoir at 8a.m. where they will sign-in and be given supplies (trash bags and gloves) prior to being taken to their designated spot on the reservoir.
Participants are responsible for bringing their own lunches, snacks, & beverages to eat and drink throughout the day, and can plan on finishing up by 4p.m. Grilled hotdogs, chips, and drinks will be provided as a ‘thank you’ to volunteers at the end of the day.
Pre-registration will be accepted at 728-6163 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org until Friday, May 3. Organized groups - such as Boy and Girl Scouts, and individual volunteers are encouraged to pre-register and plan a day of fun while cleaning up the reservoir and protecting the environment.
A signed parental consent form is REQUIRED for any person under the age of 18 who wishes to participate in the project. USFS Volunteer Agreements – will require the signature of a volunteer’s legal guardian if they are under the age of 18. Liability Release - requires signature of a legal guardian!!
Adequate adult supervision is REQUIRED for any person under the age of 18. Adults may supervise 2-3 children at one time. Adults are not permitted to supervise a single-child by themselves, unless they are relatives.
Participants will be required to attend a mandatory pre-project safety briefing at the Roper Hollow boat launch at 8:45 a.m. For safety reasons, participants will not be permitted to participate in the Cleanup if they are not wearing long pants and closed-toe footwear.
Volunteers should bring: Rain Gear: the cleanup will be completed rain or shine. Layered Clothing: Individuals come prepared for a range of weather conditions, which can change rapidly in mid-May in northwestern Pennsylvania. Food & Water: Individuals are responsible for bringing their own lunch and snacks.