The National Park Service Midwest Region Incident Management Team

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 for Another Great RiverSweep

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 […]

Explore the History of Downtown Cleveland at Take a Hike

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 […]

RiverSweep is this Saturday, May 13th

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, […]

Free Baseball Tickets for Volunteers

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 […]