Clean up the Elwha River – August 20th, 2016

Elwha River chain

[typography font=”Arvo” size=”44″ size_format=”px”]Sign up to Volunteer today![/typography][divider_flat][typography font=”Arvo” size=”20″ size_format=”px”]Due to the dam removal there has been a lot of metal debris littered through out the watershed below Glines Canyon Dam, size of this debris can range from the size of your palm to the size of a garbage can. We are looking for groovy volunteers that would like to help Clean up the Elwha River on Saturday, August 20th.[/typography]DSCN0311IMG_2441[typography font=”Arvo” size=”20″ size_format=”px”]  Some of the debris will be in areas not safe or will weigh too much to be cleared by volunteers so we will be asking volunteers to document the type & location for later removal.  Our efforts can be focused on picking up trash and other man made debris to help do our part to restore this beautiful river back to the natural Salmon heaven it should be.[/typography]Photo by John Gussman[typography font=”Arvo” size=”20″ size_format=”px”]  We have divided the river into 4 sections below Glines Canyon:  The Mouth (North of Lower Elwha Rd.) , Lower River (Elwha River Rd. to Lower Elwha Rd.), Middle River (Hwy 101 through former Lake Aldwell to Elwha River Rd.), and Upper River (Glines Canyon to Hwy. 101).  The river levels will be to low to safely navigate volunteers down river so we will be organizing volunteers to access different sections of river utilizing roads/trails.[/typography][hr]Liquid Mountain[divider_flat][typography font=”Arvo” size=”20″ size_format=”px”]The clean up will be from 8am-4pm and in celebration, will be followed by Liquid Mountiain Music![/typography][hr][typography font=”Arvo” size=”20″ size_format=”px”]The Seattle Times – A river of junk runs through unleashed Elwha[/typography][divider][typography font=”Arvo” size=”20″ size_format=”px”]Click here for pictures of the Elwha River Debris that we have taken and need your help with.  Click here to access photos from the National Park Service/USBR/USGS of debris underwater found in the former Elwha Dam Site[/typography][hr][typography font=”Arvo” size=”24″ size_format=”px”]You may email or call with any questions:  info@raftandkayak.com — 360-452-1443[/typography]