The Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Van Buren, Missouri is home to the The Jacks Fork and Current Rivers- it is the first national park area to protect a river system. When the rivers crested almost 10 feet above historic highs in late April, park facilities and surrounding communities suffered extensive damage. The National Park […]
Thanks to the many volunteers and sponsors that made RiverSweep 2017 a great event. This year, 750 volunteers pulled 37 tons of trash and another 319 tires. RiverSweep is a long-running program, and over the course of 28 years we are seeing major progress- though sites such as West 14th and Train Ave. still attract […]
This year we have a new t-shirt for Cycle Canalway! Cycle Canalway riders receive the souvenir t-shirt, a ride on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, a snack and beverage aid station, and free lunch and entertainment at the finish. Learn more
Explore the history of Downtown Cleveland five times a week from May 16th to September 17th, 2017. Take a Hike offers free, guided walking tours of five distinct neighborhoods in downtown Cleveland. Each tour lasts approximately one and a half hours in length and features actors and actresses portraying historic figures from Cleveland’s past. Weekly […]
We recently spoke with Adrienne of Tremont who shared a great RiverSweep story- So, how did you first get involved with RiverSweep? My neighborhood in Tremont has always been very involved with RiverSweep. I signed up to volunteer after receiving an email for the event four years ago, and I’ve been participating ever since. Did […]
On Saturday, May 13th, volunteers will be cleaning up garbage and covering graffiti in Cleveland neighborhoods such as the Flats, Tremont, and Slavic Village at RiverSweep. Each year, RiverSweep draws students, activists and members of the business community to work together to clean the Cuyahoga River Valley of trash and tires. In its 28th year, […]
Business Volunteers Unlimited has teamed up with the Cleveland Indians to offer two free game tickets to individuals who volunteer for at least 4 hours between April 11th and August 31st 2017. How to register for the Cleveland Indians Volunteer Challenge: Register: Register in the Volunteer Center at BVUvolunteers.org. Find Opportunity: Search and find a volunteer […]
Cool throwback shot from Dan Morgan, Straight Shooter. From 2007-2009 community volunteers at Canalway Partners annual RiverSweep event pulled over 2000 illegally dumped tires on property that is now under construction as Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail Extension!
Canalway Partners Executive Director Tim Donovan was recently on featured on WVIZ/PBS ideastream discussing Stage 3 of the Towpath Trail Extension Project and Saturday’s Ribbon Cutting. Watch the video online here.