The public is invited to join the Great Texas River Clean Up on Saturday, March 3 in San Marcos.
Volunteers will meet at 9:30 a.m. at the City Park Rec Hall/ Lion’s Club Toob Rental at 170 Charles Austin Drive to register and pick up recycling and trash bags. Breakfast tacos provided by LULAC and coffee from Jo on the Go will be provided for volunteers.
Bank walkers, hikers and canoeists are invited to join in the event to keep the popular spring-fed San Marcos River and contributing creeks clean. Canoes will be available courtesy of TG Canoes. Those wishing to canoe are asked to be at City Park by 10 a.m. for a group meeting.
Pizza will be donated by Dominos pizza for all those who participate. Lunch will be served from 12 to 2 p.m. The event is sponsored by the San Marcos Lion’s Club and the City Parks & Recreation.
Everyone participating in the event is welcome to camp for free at either Shady Grove Campgrounds or at the San Marcos River Retreat. On Saturday evening, a free meal will be provided by the San Marcos River Foundation at Shady Grove Campgrounds.
For additional information, please contact Melani Howard, Watershed Protection Program Manager, at the City of San Marcos Nature Center at (512) 393-8448