Friends of the Brazos holds river cleanup

Special to the Current

The Friends of the Brazos nonprofit works to keep trash out of the river and water in it.

The Friends of the Brazos nonprofit works to keep trash out of the river and water in it.

Friends of the Brazos’ annual river cleanup is scheduled for  this Saturday, April 5. Volunteers are invited once again to assist for a few hours with the removal of trash and debris from the river.

Afterwards, participants can enjoy a barbecue lunch donated by the Ranch House Restaurant in Glen Rose. Friends of the Brazos caps, T-shirts and hoodies will for sale there, too.

Meet at Tres Rios Campground, 2322 County Road 312, east of Glen Rose at 9 a.m. Call 254-897-4253 for directions.

Complimentary Ranch House barbecue meal after cleanup from noon to 5 p.m. at the Tres Rios Pavilion. Ask the office staff there for the gate code.

Show your year-round support for Friends of the Brazos River through memberships or buying T-shirts, caps or a hoodie.

Free canoes and shuttles provided by Low Water Canoes and Rhodes Canoes.

RV camping and cabins available at Tres Rios. Call Tres Rios for info at 254-897-4253.

If you have questions or want to volunteer to help, please contact: Ed Lowe at 214-358-0612 (work) or 214-802-6811 (cell), or email elowe@celebrationrestaurant.com.

“If you are already a member of Friends of the Brazos, thank you,” Lowe said. “If not, we sincerely hope that you will take this opportunity to support our organization through membership.”

You can join at the event or online.

“We are looking forward to seeing you at the river cleanup and wondering who will have the oddest find,” Lowe said. “Please join us for a great day on and for the Brazos River.”

 

 

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