Traverse City Record-Eagle

June 11, 2013

Volunteers sought for Betsie River Clean Sweep

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — BENZONIA — Pancakes and river cleanup are on the menu at the Betsie River Clean Sweep.

The Benzie Conservation District is holding the event June 22 at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers will meet at Benzonia Congregational Church for a complimentary pancake breakfast before splitting into teams to clean up segments of the river.

Some teams will float the river in canoes or kayaks while others will walk the banks and clean access sites. Volunteers are encouraged to dress for the weather and bring their canoes, kayaks, flotation devices or rubber boots and waders, depending on whether part of a floating or walking crew.

People interested in participating may contact the Benzie Conservation District at 231-882-4391 or email RSVPs are appreciated.