Anderson White River Cleanup

quiet river with wooded banks
Photo by Jerry Byard

The Friends will partner with other environmental groups for a cleanup along the shores of White River in the Anderson area on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. A free cookout for volunteers follows. You can volunteer at Eventbrite to help with this fun/work day.

The Anderson White River Cleanup Day highlights the Mounds Greenway proposal and the river as a community resource. The other organizations are Mounds Greenway: Madison & Delaware Counties, Heart of the River, White River Watchers of Madison County, and the Hoosier Environmental Council.

Friends at ROWport

paddlers getting into a raftReconnecting to Our Waterways held its annual ROWport event at the former Naval Armory in Indianapolis on April 21. In addition to meetings in the art deco landmark (the white building on the far shore), participants enjoyed a paddle on White River. Friends of the White River provided rafts, paddles and PFDs for the excursion, as well as a support canoe paddled by Friends President Dan Vallesky. View photos of the event (IndyStar, April 21, 2017).

29th Annual White River Cleanup

29th Annual White River Cleanup

Many thanks to all of the fabulous volunteers who turned out for our latest cleanup!

The Annual Downtown White River Cleanup was Saturday, April 8 from 8 a.m. to noon! The targeted sites were designated spots on the river corridor within the city center. Sign-in and staging took place at the parking lot for Republic Distributing (Google map) at 700 West Morris Street.

Thank you to these generous sponsors!

Friends of the White River

Williams Creek

Christopher Burke Engineering

Republic National Distributing Company