Mad River cleanup is scheduled for July 18
On July 18, the Madmen Chapter of Trout Unlimited (TU) will team up with the Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Ohio Women on the Fly and Champaign County Farmland Preservation for the Mad River cleanup.
Volunteers are needed to pick up trash from the bridge and access areas of Mad River that are the core of the Adopt-a-Bridge / Streamwatch program. There are also other upcoming activities where volunteers are needed:
July 10 – Surveillance – starting at 9 a.m. at Bridge US 36, from there Joe Nagel and Don Dean will lead surveillance at 6 locations;
July 17 – trail clearing, including some cutting and shredding of honeysuckle from 8 am to 1 pm;
July 18 – Mad River cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon, meet at US Bridge 36, then pick up trash at 18 bridges and access areas that are the focus of the Pickrelltown Road program on the north side of West Liberty Park in the Logan County to Mad River Gorge Park in Clark County.
July 18 – continue clearing at US 36 with cutting and shredding honeysuckle from 8 a.m. to noon. After the work, a meeting will take place at the Mad River Farm Market Pub & Grill on US 68 between Urbana and West Liberty.
Anyone interested in participating in any of the activities can RSVP to Tom Allen at [email protected]
Information from Tom Allen