The 10th annual Allegheny Reservoir Clean-up will take place Saturday, May 10, 2014. Volunteers will meet at Webbs Ferry 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.
Everyone must complete a Release Agreement. You can download it here. Once you've downloaded it, print it out, complete it and BRING IT WITH YOU!!!
Pre-registration can be done on-line here. You may also call 728-6163 or reserve by email at firstname.lastname@example.org until Friday, May 2. 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. You can download it here. Once you've downloaded it, print it out, complete it and BRING IT WITH YOU!!! 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.