Thursday, September 15, 2011

Mississippi River cleanup is Saturday

The 31st annual Mississippi River Revival cleanup is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, at Latsch Island. A free lunch will be provided.

Participants are asked to wear gloves and old clothes. Boats are needed.

The cleanup starts at Latsch Island Beach. Volunteers will go out in boats and remove trash and pollutants such as treated wood, discarded tires and metals from islands, shorelines and dikes.