Red Clay Clean Up

Saturday, March 25th 2017
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Volunteers are needed for the Annual Red Clay Valley Clean Up to be held on Saturday, March 25th from 8 AM – Noon. The clean up is co-sponsored by the Brandywine Red Clay Alliance (BRCA) and the Delaware Nature Society (DNS) with additional support from the Kennett Area Park Authority, Wild Birds Unlimited, and others. The clean up covers approximately 70 miles of stream and road ways along the east and west branches of the Red Clay Creek, including Kennett Square Borough going south through Yorklyn and Hockessin, DE and ending at Kirkwood Highway.

The clean up kicks off at 8 a.m., when volunteers assemble in Kennett Square at Anson B. Nixon Park or Kennett Area YMCA’s Outdoor Pool or in Hockessin, Delaware at the Ashland Nature Center. After check-in and refreshments including Starbucks coffee, volunteers disperse to assigned areas along the clean up route. Necessary materials (gloves, bags, reflective safety vests, etc.) are provided.

Stop by Harvest Market and Wild Birds Unlimited after the Red Clay Clean Up *wearing your 2017 clean up t-shirt* and get a free treats for you and your birds.  Offer only valid on Saturday, March 25, 2017.