St. Johns County Hosts 2014 St. Johns River Celebration and Clean-up
St. Johns County, FL. – The St. Johns County Solid Waste and Recreation and Parks Departments invite residents to participate in the 2014 St. Johns River Celebration and Clean-up from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on March 22 at Trout Creek Park, 6795 Collier Road, St. Augustine. Boat owners interested in helping clean-up the St. Johns River can launch from public or private sites and use poles, gaff hooks, and nets to remove trash and debris from the water. Waste items collected should be placed curbside or brought to Trout Creek Park before noon on event day. For assistance with heavy items or chemicals, call 904.827.6980.
Residents who live on or near the St. Johns River and its tributaries can contribute to the clean-up process by gathering trash from the waterways during the week of March 17 – 22. Collected waste items should be placed curbside for pick-up on March 22 or March 24. Garbage bags will be provided to participants beginning March 17. For additional information, including a complete list of garbage bag pick-up locations and a weather advisory update, visit www.sjcfl.us or call 904.827.6980.