Volunteers needed at St. Johns River clean up Saturday

Volunteers clean up Jacksonville's riverbanks on Saturday. (WJXT)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Timucuan Parks Foundation is hosting a St. Johns River clean-up at four parks Saturday, March 18.

Volunteers are needed to help pick up trash and debris.

The locations and times include:

  • Reddie Point Preserve from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
  • Castaway Island Preserve from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
  • Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park from 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.
  • Ft. Caroline National Memorial from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m.

The cleanups are part of the 27th Annual St Johns River Celebration hosted by the City of Jacksonville and Keep Jacksonville Beautiful.

All volunteers should wear closed-toe shoes and clothes that can get dirty. Bring sunscreen, insect repellent, a hat, sunglasses, and a reusable water bottle. Work gloves, trash bags, and other supplies will be provided onsite by the City and Timucuan Parks Foundation will provide snacks and water.

Clean Up event this weekend

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